USGS locality 2416, Northeast of Glendive, MT, Fort Union Fm (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as USGS locality 2416, USGS locality 2426, and USGS locality 8196

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)

• fossils come from the lower, middle, and 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, August 9-12, 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/J. Sessa]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40094: authorized by Peter Wilf, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 17.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

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.
unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
Davidia antiqua Manchester 2002 clam
seed
Davidia antiqua Manchester 2002 clam
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
Monocotyledoneae
 Typhales - Commelinidae
Pteridopsida
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
Dicotyledonae
 Urticales - Dilleniidae
 Myrtiflorae - Nyssaceae
Magnoliopsida
 Magnoliales - Lauraceae
Laurophyllum perseanum Brown 1962 laurel
 Saxifragales - Hamamelidaceae
 Saxifragales - Cercidiphyllaceae
 Malvales - Sterculiaceae
"Pterospermites cordatus" = Penosphyllum cordatum
"Pterospermites cordatus" = Penosphyllum cordatum Manchester 2014
 Sapindales - Oxalidaceae
"Sapindus affinis" = Averrhoites affinis
"Sapindus affinis" = Averrhoites affinis Hickey 1977
 Proteales - Platanaceae
Platanus nobilis Newberry 1868 plane tree
 Fagales - Betulaceae
Corylus insignis Heer 1871 birch
nut
Lindera
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Lindera obtusata Brown 1962
Sabal
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Sabal grayana Brown 1962
Credneriaceae
  - Credneriaceae