USGS locality 1471 Coal Mines at Almy, WY, Evanston Fm (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as USGS locality 1471

Where: Wyoming (41.3° N, 111.0° W: paleocoordinates 48.0° N, 90.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Evanston Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• '400 feet below uppermost conglomerate' from USGS unpublished log book.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; coal

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Specimens were collected by Stanton and Knowlton on Aug. 14, 1896

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 40088: authorized by Peter Wilf, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 17.06.2004

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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.
 Asterales - Compositae