Where: Colorado (40.3° N, 108.3° W: paleocoordinates 46.2° N, 89.2° W)
• coordinate estimated from map
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Ohio Creek Formation, Ti3 (61.7 - 56.8 Ma)
• "early Tiffanian (Ti3 lineage zone)"
Environment/lithology: channel lag; poorly lithified, pebbly sandstone
Size class: mesofossils
Collected by B. J. Burger, J. Eberle, M. Eberle, T. Culver, P. Monaco, J. Honey, K. Lloyd in 2005; reposited in the UCM
Collection methods: surface (float), anthill,
• University of Colorado Museum collection
•specimens are "from the surfaces of anthills composed of eroded grains from lag deposits of the major sandstone units"
Primary reference: B. J. Burger. 2007. A New Late Paleocene Vertebrate Fauna from the Ohio Creek Formation of Western Colorado. Mountain Geologist 44(3):141-150 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis
PaleoDB collection 99821: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 23.11.2010
Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)