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
Beringiaphyllum cupanioides Manchester et al. 1999