Where: Wyoming (44.9° N, 107.2° W: paleocoordinates 50.8° N, 85.4° W)
• coordinate based on political unit
When: Fort Union Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)
• About 100 feet below Carney coal - from USGS unpublished log book.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 T.E. Williard, July 27, 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 40829: authorized by Peter Wilf, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 01.07.2004
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