18-inch-layer, F1-locality (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Lincoln County, Wyoming (41.8° N, 110.7° W: paleocoordinates 46.9° N, 94.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fossil Butte Member (Green River Formation), Lostcabinian (55.8 - 50.3 Ma)

• from upper Fossil Butte Member; Lostcabinian age based on stratigraphic work summarized in Buchheim et al. 2015. Stratigraphy and interbasinal correlations between Fossil and the Green River Basin, Wyoming. DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-9906-5_6

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; limestone

• "shallow, near-shore" (Conrad 2006)

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression, soft parts

Reposited in the FMNH

Primary reference: I. Weidig. 2010. New Birds from the Lower Eocene Green River Formation, North America. Records of the Australian Museum 62:29-44 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187019: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 11.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Aves
 Galliformes - Gallinuloididae
Gallinuloides wyomingensis n. gen. n. sp. Eastman 1900 fowl
holotype inferred to be from this locality by Grande 1980