Northwest of Tucker (Eocene to of the United States)

Also known as Spanish Fork Canyon

Where: Utah County, Utah (39.9° N, 111.2° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 99.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bridgerian to Bridgerian (50.3 - 40.4 Ma)

• "Middle to Late Eocene" (almost certainly meaning Bridgerian to Uintan) and possibly in the Green River Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified limestone

• "a block of limestone"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying,

• found "twelve feet from the surface" in a slab "quarried by the Western Lithographic Stone Company"

Primary reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1909. A fossil gar-pike from Utah. Science 29:796 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 106376: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 12.03.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
"Lepisosteus simplex" = Lepidosteus simplex
"Lepisosteus simplex" = Lepidosteus simplex Leidy 1873 gar