Tynsky Quarry (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as FMNH Locality H; Thompson Ranch F-2

Where: Lincoln County, Wyoming (41.8° N, 110.7° W: paleocoordinates 46.9° N, 94.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fossil Butte Member (Green River Formation), Wasatchian (55.8 - 50.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified limestone

• "shallow, near-shore" (Conrad 2006)
• "limestone" (Rieppel and Grande 2007)

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression, soft parts

Reposited in the FMNH

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: L. Grande and H. P. Buchheim. 1994. Paleontological and sedimentological variation in Earl Eocene Fossil Lake. University of Wyoming Contributions to Geology 30(1):33-56 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 15853: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 21.09.1998, edited by Philip Mannion and Patricia Holroyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• one of the F-2 quarries and not the same as Lewis Ranch Site 2 (see)

•list of fishes is incomplete

Actinopteri
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Knightia eocaena6 Jordan 1907 hering
 Ellimmichthyiformes - Ellimmichthyidae
Osteichthyes
 Caudata - Urodela
Paleoamphiuma tetradactylum n. gen. n. sp.5 Rieppel and Grande 1998 salamander
Aves
 Ornithurae - Zygodactylidae
Eozygodactylus americanus n. gen. n. sp.7
Eozygodactylus americanus n. gen. n. sp.7 Weidig 2010 bird
USNM 299821, holotype
 Ornithurae - Fluvioviridavidae
Fluvioviridavis platyrhamphus n. gen. n. sp.4 Mayr and Daniels 2001 bird
Prefica nivea paratype described by Olson 1985, 1987
 Lithornithiformes - Lithornithidae
Pseudocrypturus cercanaxius n. gen. n. sp.3 Houde 1988 bird
USNM 336103 - holotype (associated skull, mandible and 9 cervicals)
Reptilia
 Squamata - Shinisauridae
Bahndwivici ammoskius n. gen. n. sp.1
Bahndwivici ammoskius n. gen. n. sp.1 Conrad 2006 squamates
FMNH PR2260 (holotype), skeleton of an adult lizard
 Squamata -
Saniwa ensidens6 Leidy 1870 squamates
FMNH PR2378, complete skeleton with partial cartilage and skin preservation
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Pantolestidae
? Pantolestidae indet. Cope 1884 eutherian
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Lambdotherium sp.2 Cope 1880 brontothere
UW specimen