G-3, Petrified Fish Cut (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Wyoming (41.6° N, 109.6° W: paleocoordinates 45.5° N, 95.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Laney Member (Green River Formation), Bridgerian (50.3 - 46.2 Ma)

• Lower 10 meters of the Laney Member

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified, diatomaceous, tuffaceous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the UW

• Repository: University of Wyoming, Laramie

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 187760: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Diptera - Asilidae
Asilidae indet. Latreille 1802 robber fly