East of Hyde Post-office (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as Procamelus elrodi type locality; Lower Madison Valley

Where: Gallatin County, Montana (45.7° N, 111.5° W: paleocoordinates 46.4° N, 108.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Barstovian (16.0 - 13.6 Ma)

• It was found by the writer in a pinkish, fine-grained stratum beneath river deposits of conglomerate and sand, which are exposed in the bluffs on the east side of the lower Madison Valley in Montana nearly east of Hyde Post-office.

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained, red shale and sandy conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E. Douglass in 1902; reposited in the CM

Primary reference: E. Douglass. 1909. Description of a New Species of Procamelus From the Upper Miocene of Montana with Notes Upon Procamelus madisonius Douglass. Annals of Carnegie Museum 5(5):159-165 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189002: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 25.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ungulata - Camelidae
"Procamelus elrodi n. sp." = Aepycamelus elrodi
"Procamelus elrodi n. sp." = Aepycamelus elrodi Douglass 1909 camel
CM 777