type section of the Tepee Trail Formation (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Fremont County, Wyoming (43.7° N, 109.3° W: paleocoordinates 46.5° N, 97.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Unit 24 Member (Teepee Trail Formation), Early/Lower Uintan (46.2 - 40.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, fine-grained, green tuff

• Apparently described in Love 1939: "Love (1939, p. 75) described the lithology of unit 24 as:“Tuff, hard, fine-grained, olive drab, andesitic, ledge-forming. Bone bed A .. . . Many bone and tooth fragments associated with leaf im- prints.”

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Malcolm C. McKenna

Primary reference: B. J. MacFadden. 1980. Eocene perissodactyls from the type section of the Tepee Trail Formation of northwestern Wyoming. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 18(2):135-143 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 175570: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 14.12.2015

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