Sage Flat (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Sanpete County, Utah (39.1° N, 111.8° W: paleocoordinates 46.3° N, 91.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: North Horn Formation, Torrejonian (63.3 - 61.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: S. F. Robison. 1986. Paleocene (Puercan-Torrejonian) mammalian faunas of the North Horn Formation, central Utah. Brigham Young University Geology Studies 33(1):87-133 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 14883: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• unknown level in Fm.
Gastropoda
 Basommatophora - Physidae
Physa sp. Draparnaud 1801 pulmonate
Actinopteri
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
cf. Lepisosteus sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet.2 Gray 1825 softshell turtle
 Testudines -
Compsemys victa Leidy 1856 turtle
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet.3 crocodilian
Mammalia
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Mimotricentes sp. Simpson 1937 condylarth
Loxolophus pentacus Cope 1888 condylarth
Chriacus sp. Cope 1883 condylarth
"Mimotricentes subtrigonus" = Tricentes subtrigonus Cope 1881 condylarth
Desmatoclaenus sp. Gazin 1941 condylarth
 Ungulata - Periptychidae
Periptychus cf. coarctatus1 Cope 1883 condylarth
Anisonchus sp. Cope 1881 condylarth
Anisonchus cf. oligistus Gazin 1941 condylarth