USGS locality 436 Red Lodge, MT, upper Fort Union Fm (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as USGS locality 436

Where: Montana (45.2° N, 109.3° W: paleocoordinates 51.4° N, 87.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Fort Union Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• upper Fort Union

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; gray shale and sandstone

• 'light-colored sandstones and grey shales'

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• 'Reserved for the Weed Collection, Red Lodge.' From USGS unpublished log book.

•'Specimens were collected by W. H. Weed, in 1891.'

Primary reference: R. W. Brown. 1962. Paleocene flora of the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 375:1-119 [P. Wilf/J. Sessa/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40082: authorized by Peter Wilf, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 16.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Species lists for Brown 1962 were compiled from the publication and provided for the Paleobiology Database by Drs. Steven R. Manchester and Peter R. Crane.
Magnoliopsida
 Fagales - Fagaceae
Quercus sullyi Newberry 1883