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217 Page numbers in italics refer to figures; “CP” before a number refers to a color plate. Accipitridae, 92–93 Adjidaumo, 114 Aepinacodon, 138 aggradational landscapes, 57, 58 Agnotocastor, 109–110, 109 Agriochoeridae, 140–141 Agriochoerus, 140, 141 Ahearn Member (Chadron Formation): paleontology, 134, 135, 136, 151, 164; stratigraphy, 3, 14, 16, 20, CP3, CP6 Albinula. See Gastrocopta alfisols, 47, 48, 50 Alligator, 91–92 Alligatoridae, 91–92 alligators, 91–92 allometry, 167 American Fur Company, 3 American Horse, 6 American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), 7–8 AMNH (American Museum of Natural History), 7–8 Amphibia, 84 amphibians, 84 Amphicaenopus, 164 Amphicyonidae, 121–122 Amynodontidae, 160–161 ancient soils. See paleosols Anguidae, 89 anoxic conditions, 173, 174 Anthracotheriidae, 138–140 Anura, 84 Apalone, 86 Apatemyidae, 99 Aplodontidae, 106–107 Apternodontidae, 102 Apternodus, 102 Aramidae, 95–96 Archaeocyon, 127–128, 127 Archaeotherium: early research, 13; Eocene–Oligocene transition, 178; paleontology, 131, 132–135, 133, 134; park management, 190; taphonomy, 173, 174 Ardeidae, 96 Ardeiformes, 96 arid conditions: Eocene–Oligocene transition, 182; and paleontology, 91, 92, 94; and paleosols, 39, 40, 43, 44, 53, 57; taphonomy scenarios, 173–174, 175 aridisols, 44, 53 Arikaree Channel, 14 Arikaree Group, 28, 29, 40, 77 Arikareean age: about, 179; Artiodactyla, 132, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 150, 151, 154; Carnivora, 118, 120, 121, 122, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129; Creodonta, 115; Lagomorpha, 103; Leptictida, 100; Lipotyphla, 101, 103; Perissodactyla, 156, 158, 160, 162; Proteutheria, 98, 99; Reptilia, 89, 90; Rodentia, 107, 108, 111, 112, 113, 114 armored mudballs, 69, 71 artiodactyl, 8 Artiodactyla, 132–154; early research, 8; Ruminantia, 151–154; Suina, 132–140; Tylopoda Cameloidea, 146–151; Tylopoda Merycoidodontoidea, 140–146 Asia and Eocene–Oligocene transition, 185 atmospheric carbon, 186 Aves, 92–96 avulsion, 173, 175 Badistornis, 95–96 BADL. See Badlands National Park (BADL); Big Pig Dig; Brian Maebius Site Badlands National Monument, 13 Badlands National Park (BADL): management of, 189–196, 191, 194, 194, 195; map, 2; North Unit, 13, 14, 20, 21, 26, 29, 49, 54; South Unit, 13, 40, 49, 189, 193. See also Big Pig Dig; Brian Maebius Site badlands of Eastern Wyoming, 183–184 badlands of Northwest Nebraska, 179–183 Badlands Wall, 20, 21–22, 26, 27, 67 Badlands Wilderness Area, 175, 192 Baird, Spencer F., 3 Basommatophora, 35, 80–81 Bathornis, 94–95 Bathornithidae, 94–95 Bear Creek, 3, 6 bears, 129–130, 130 beavers, 108–110, 109, 111 bed load, 32, 33, 35, 49–50, 182 bedding, 31, 40 bedrock, 68, 69, 70, 72, 75 bee larva. See sweat bee pupae Beerbower, James R., 10 beetle trace fossils, 167 Ben Reifel Visitor Center, 13, 190 Benton, Rachel C., 13 bentonites, 18, 24, 53, 68, 181 Bessie Site, 51, 53 Big Corral Draw, 62 Big Cottonwood Creek Member (Chadron Formation), 180, CP14 Big Pig Dig, 13, 135, 163, 173–175, 190, CP9, CP10, CP11, CP12 bioapatite, 171–172 biochronologic data. See fossil assemblage analysis; land mammal ages by name biostratigraphy. See fossil assemblage analysis; land mammal ages by name biotite, 16 bird eggs, 92, 95, 96 birds, 92–96 Bivalvia, 80 Black Hills uplift: postdepositional processes, 62, 63, 171; sedimentology, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 39; stratigraphy, 18 blanket sandstones, 31, 33, 39–40 Bloom Basin limestone beds, 36 Boidae, 90 bone beds, 21, 31, 33, 172, 174, CP10, CP11. See also Big Pig Dig bone modification, 174 bone processing, 174 Booidea, 90 Borophaginae, 126–129 Bothriodon, 138 Brian Maebius Site, 175, CP13 brontotheres, 6–7, 17, 19, 166, 178, 180, 182. See also Brontotheriidae Brontotheriidae, 164–167 Brontotherium, 6–7 Brown Siltstone Member (Brule Formation), 180, 181, CP14 Brule Formation: Eocene–Oligocene transition, 171; and erosion, 68, 74–75; fossil record (class Aves), 95; fossil record (class Mammalia), 100, 101, 104, 108, 110, 112, 113, 114, 115, 118, 119, 122, 125–126, 145, 156, 161; fossil record (class Osteichthyes), 83; fossil record (class Reptilia), 89, 90; fossil record (phylum Mollusca), 81, 82, 83; fossil record (trace fossils), 168; paleosols, 182; sedimentology, 33, 35–37, 39–40; stratigraphy, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17–18, 17, 20–27, CP2, CP4, CP16. See also Brown Siltstone Member (Brule Formation); Orella Member (Brule Formation); Poleslide Member (Brule Formation); Scenic Member (Brule Formation) Bump, James D., 10, 16 Bunaelurus. See Palaeogale bunodont, 132 burial, 61, 171, 172 burrows, 29, 46, 52, 55, 100–101, 110, 168, CP7 Buteo, 92–93 buttes, 8, 69, 70, 71. See also individual buttes by name Cactus...

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9780253016089
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