USGS locality 4404, 8 miles northwest of Douglas, WY, lower Fort Union Fm (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Wyoming (42.8° N, 105.5° W: paleocoordinates 48.5° N, 84.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• lower Fort Union

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; coal

• Coal layer 18 in. thick

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Specimens were collected by Branson, Aug 22, 1907.

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 40669: authorized by Peter Wilf, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 27.06.2004

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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
 Proteales - Platanaceae