DMNH locality 4673 (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as SDSNH locality 5844 Roll the Bones

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)

• ~105 meters from base of Turtle Bluff Member in type section; dates from Murphey et al. 2018

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: P. C. Murphey, T. S. Kelly, K. R. Chamberlain, K. Tsukui, and W. C. Clyde. 2018. Mammals from the earliest Uintan (middle Eocene) Turtle Bluff Member, Bridger Formation, southwestern Wyoming, USA, Part 3: Marsupialia and a reevaluation of the Bridgerian-Uintan North American Land Mammal Age transition. Palaeontologia Electronica 21.2.25A:1-52 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186968: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 08.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Wickia cf. brevirhinus Mihlbachler 2008 brontothere
 Perissodactyla - Hyracodontidae
Triplopus cf. obliquidens Scott and Osborn 1887 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Epihippus cf. gracilis Marsh 1871 horse
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Nyctitherium velox Marsh 1872 placental
 Ungulata - Uintatheriidae
Uintatherium anceps Marsh 1871 uintathere
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
Peradectes californicus Stock 1936 metatherian
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
Herpetotherium knighti McGrew et al. 1959 marsupial