UMMP SC-379 Bluff Top Quarry (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Park County, Wyoming (44.9° N, 108.9° W: paleocoordinates 50.7° N, 88.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Ti-6 mammal zone, Fort Union Formation, Tiffanian (61.7 - 56.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the UMMP

Primary reference: R. Secord. 2008. The Tiffanian Land-Mammal Age (middle and late Paleocene) in the northern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. University of Michigan Papers on Paleontology 35:1-192 [K. Beard/K. Beard]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190462: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 07.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Plesiadapis cf. dubius Matthew 1915 primate
 Primates - Carpolestidae
Carpolestes nigridens Simpson 1928 primate
 Primates - Paromomyidae
"Phenacolemur pagei" = Dillerlemur pagei
"Phenacolemur pagei" = Dillerlemur pagei Jepsen 1930 primate
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
Prodiacodon cf. tauricinerei Jepsen 1930 eutherian
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Didymictis dellensis Dorr 1952 placental
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Chriacus sp. Cope 1883 condylarth
 Ungulata - Phenacodontidae
Ectocion osbornianus Cope 1882 condylarth
Phenacodus vortmani Cope 1880 condylarth
Phenacodus grangeri Simpson 1935 condylarth
 Acreodi - Mesonychidae
Dissacus argenteus O'Leary and Rose 1995 condylarth
Dissacus praenuntius Matthew and Granger 1915 condylarth
 Multituberculata - Eucosmodontidae
Eucosmodontidae indet. Jepsen 1940 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Prochetodon taxus Krause 1987 multituberculate