Yen locality B7 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Natrona County, Wyoming (43.3° N, 107.4° W: paleocoordinates 47.0° N, 93.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Wind River Formation, Bridgerian (50.3 - 46.2 Ma)

• no formation given in original publication, but area now mapped as Wind River Formation; age interpreted as Bridgerian based on molluscans

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: T.-C. Yen. 1948. Eocene fresh-water Mollusca from Wyoming. Journal of Paleontology 22(5):634-640 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 191228: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 17.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Unionida - Unionidae
Unio haydeni freshwater mussel
Unio sp. Philipsson 1788 freshwater mussel
 Sorbeoconcha - Pleuroceridae
 Basommatophora - Planorbidae
Australorbis cf. spectabilis Meek 1860 pulmonate
 Basommatophora - Lymnaeidae
Lymnaea similis pulmonate