Dell Creek Quarry (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as UM-Sub-Wy Locality 1

Where: Sublette County, Wyoming (42.7° N, 110.1° W: paleocoordinates 48.8° N, 90.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hoback Formation, Tiffanian (61.7 - 56.8 Ma)

• said to be late Tiffanian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: J. A. Dorr, Jr. 1978. Revised and Amended Fossil Vertebrate Faunal Lists, Early Tertiary, Hoback Basin, Wyoming. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 16(2):79-84 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 14944: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

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Taxonomic list

 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Chiromyoides potior Gingerich 1975 primate
Plesiadapis fodinatus Jepsen 1930 primate
 Primates - Carpolestidae
Carpodaptes hobackensis2 Dorr 1952 primate
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Ignacius frugivorus Matthew and Granger 1921 primate
 Tribosphenida -
Eutheria indet. eutherian
small carnivoran or creodont
 Cimolesta - Cimolestidae
cf. Paleotomus radagasti3 Van Valen 1978 eutherian
 Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae
Aaptoryctes ivyi5 Gingerich 1982 eutherian
 Cimolesta - Pantolestidae
Palaeosinopa dorri n. sp.4 Gingerich 1980 eutherian
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Didymictis proteus1 Polly 1997 placental
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Dorraletes diminutivus1 Dorr 1952 elephant shrew
 Macroscelidea -
"Diacocherus minutus" = Adunator minutus6
"Diacocherus minutus" = Adunator minutus6 Jepsen 1930 elephant shrew
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Thryptacodon australis Simpson 1935 condylarth
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Ectypodus powelli Jepsen 1940 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Ptilodontidae indet. Cope 1887 multituberculate
Ptilodus fractus1 Dorr 1952 multituberculate