USGS locality 2414, 24 miles NW of Glendive, MT, upper Fort Union Fm (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as USGS locality 2414

Where: Montana (47.1° N, 104.7° W: paleocoordinates 52.5° N, 81.9° 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; carbonaceous shale

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Specimens were collected by Lester F. Ward in August 1883.

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 40092: 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.
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
"Davidia antiqua" = Actinodonta, Davidia antiqua
"Davidia antiqua" = Actinodonta Philipps 1848 clam
Davidia antiqua Manchester 2002 clam
 Equisetales - Equisetaceae
Equisetum spp. Linnaeus
 Rhamnales - Rosidae
Vitis olriki grapevine
 Urticales - Dilleniidae
 Proteales - Platanaceae
Platanus nobilis Newberry 1868 plane tree
Platanus raynoldsi plane tree
 Fagales - Betulaceae
Corylus insignis Heer 1871 birch
 Fagales - Fagaceae
Quercus sullyi Newberry 1883