South of Croc Tooth Quarry (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Big Horn County, Wyoming (44.7° N, 108.3° W: paleocoordinates 50.5° N, 87.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Polecat Bench Formation, Tiffanian (61.7 - 56.8 Ma)

• "late Tiffanian, Croc Tooth Quarry level"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Dyer, R. Witter in 1948

• Princeton University collection

Primary reference: K. D. Rose. 1978. A new Paleocene epoicotheriid (Mammalia), with comments on the Palaeanodonta. Journal of Paleontology 52(3):658-674 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 85944: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 20.01.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ferae -
Amelotabes simpsoni n. gen. n. sp.
Amelotabes simpsoni n. gen. n. sp. Rose 1978 placental