Raydome locality (U-2, Graffham-Denison collection) (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Radome

Where: Rio Blanco County, Colorado (39.6° N, 108.8° W: paleocoordinates 42.4° N, 97.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Parachute Creek Member (Green River Formation), Uintan (46.2 - 40.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified, gray shale

• "Lake Uinta"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Allen Graffham, Harold Denison

• Repository: private collection, presumably of Allen Graffham and Harold Denison

Primary reference: L. Grande. 1984. Paleontology of the Green River Formation, with a review of the fish fauna. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Wyoming 63:1-333 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187753: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Orthoptera - Mogoplistidae
"Pronemobius smithii" = Pteromogoplistes smithii
"Pronemobius smithii" = Pteromogoplistes smithii Scudder 1890 scaly cricket
 Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae
Scarabaeidae indet. Latreille 1802 scarab beetle
 Diptera - Syrphidae
Syrphidae indet. Latreille 1802 hover fly
 Diptera - Limoniidae
Pronophlebia rediviva Scudder 1877 crane fly
 Dicondylia -
Lepidoptera indet. Linnaeus 1758 moth
"Unidentified moth" (fig IV.35)
 Lepidoptera - Yponomeutidae
Yponomeutidae indet. Stephens 1829 moth
 Odonata -
Zygoptera indet. Selys-Longchamps 1854 damselfly