USGS locality 4514, 3 miles south of Lennep, MT, lower Fort Union Fm (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Montana (46.4° N, 110.6° W: paleocoordinates 52.8° N, 88.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

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

• lower Fort Union

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; siliciclastic sediments

• no lithologic information is given.

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Specimens were collected by Knowlton & Peale, Sept. 13, 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 40671: 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.
Beringiaphyllum cupanioides
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Beringiaphyllum cupanioides Manchester et al. 1999