SDSNH 6242 Natural Science (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as DMNH 4672

Where: Uinta County, Wyoming (41.1° N, 110.1° W: paleocoordinates 43.9° N, 99.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ui1a zone, Turtle Bluff Member (Bridger Formation), Early/Lower Uintan (46.2 - 40.4 Ma)

• ~55 meters from base of Turtle Bluff Member in type section

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: P. C. Murphey and T. S. Kelly. 2017. Mammals from the earliest Uintan (middle Eocene) Turtle Bluff Member, Bridger Formation, southwestern Wyoming, USA, Part 2: Apatotheria, Lipotyphla, Carnivoramorpha, Condylartha, Dinocerata, Perissodactyla and Artiodactyla. Palaeontologia Electronica 20.2.29A [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186966: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 08.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Placentalia -
Lipotyphla indet. Haeckel 1866 placental
"unnamed lipotyphlan sp."
 Lipotyphla - Geolabididae
Centetodon bembicophagus Lillegraven et al. 1981 placental
Centetodon pulcher Marsh 1872 placental
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Nyctitherium velox Marsh 1872 placental
 Insectivora - Apatemyidae
Apatemys rodens Troxell 1923 insectivoran
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
Peradectes chesteri Gazin 1952 metatherian
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
Herpetotherium knighti McGrew et al. 1959 marsupial