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Fossil Lake Sample Site H-1 (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Thompson Ranch Quarry; Locality H of Grande and Buchheim

Where: Lincoln County, Wyoming (41.9° N, 110.7° W: paleocoordinates 47.0° 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)

• "late early Eocene"

•"F2 deposits"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithology not reported

• "shallow-water, near-shore habitat"
• none given

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by T. R. Finger in 1993, 1995

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: T. R. Finger. 1998. A comparison of fish community structure along several paleoenvironments of Eocene Fossil Lake, Wyoming: a preliminary report. National Park Service Paleontological Research Vol. 3 Technical Report NPS/NRGRD/GRDTR-98/1 81-83 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 74617: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 16.08.2007, edited by Patricia Holroyd and Graeme Lloyd

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