Kerr Butte (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V-75196-8

Where: Garfield County County, Montana (47.5° N, 106.4° W: paleocoordinates 53.2° N, 83.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Puercan mammal zone, Tullock Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: "channel"; lithified, silty sandstone

• "at the base of a 20+ ft (6.1+ m) well-indurated channel sandstone."
• From text:"well-indurated... sandstone", from table: "sis: silty sandstone or sandy siltstone"

Size class: mesofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ), sieve

• Surface and screen-washing

Primary reference: J. D. Archibald. 1982. A study of Mammalia and geology across the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary in Garfield County, Montana. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 122:1-286 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 140079: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Deborah Weinstein on 28.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Acreodi - Triisodontidae
Eoconodon hutchisoni Clemens 2011 eutherian
UCMP V-75196; m3 UCMP 156117