USGS locality 4676, east side of divide b/t Red Lodge & Bear Creek, Fort Union (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Montana (45.2° N, 109.3° W: paleocoordinates 51.4° N, 87.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

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

• above all the worked coals near top of divide - from USGS unpublished log book.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; coal

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Specimens were collected by Stanton, Fisher, & Schranun 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 40779: authorized by Peter Wilf, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 30.06.2004

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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.
Dicotyledonae
 Urticales - Dilleniidae