Half Day Pocket (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V-6885

Where: San Diego County, California (32.9° N, 117.1° W: paleocoordinates 33.1° N, 103.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Santiago Formation, Uintan (46.2 - 40.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: D. J. Golz and J. A. Lillegraven. 1977. Summary of known occurrences of terrestrial vertebrates from Eocene strata of southern California. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 15(1):43-65 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 16573: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

 Ophidia -
 Squamata -
 Primates - Omomyidae
Dyseolemur pacificus2 Stock 1934 tarsier
UCMP specimen
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Ischyromyidae indet. Alston 1876 rodent
 Carnivora -
Lycophocyon hutchisoni3 Tomiya 2011 carnivoran
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
Proterixoides sp. Stock 1935 elephant shrew
Sespedectes sp.1 Stock 1935 elephant shrew
 Insectivora - Apatemyidae
Apatemys uintensis Matthew 1921 insectivoran