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On this page you will find holotypes that we have collected. A holotype is the first of its kind ever known to science. This stuff right here is what it's all about!



Peradectes gulottai

Eocene opossum, representing the smallest opossum species known and is the first Early Cenozoic marsupial known from the Atlantic Coastal Plain.

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Eostrix gulottai

Eocene Owl representing the smallest owl species known.

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Pavoformipes gulottai

Pliestocene turkey.

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Teilhardina Sp.

Eocene omomyid from the Nanjemoy fomration. It almost certainly represents a previously unknown species and is the first fossil primate from the Atlantic coastal plain

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Siouxlindrodon sullivani

Eocene rodent from the big cotton wood creek member, chadron formation of the white river badlands. This represents a new genus and therefore a new species as well

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Costepeiromy attasorus

Eocene rodent from the big cotton wood creek member, chadron formation of the white river badlands. This represents a new genus and therefore a new species as well

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Protansomys gulottai

Eocene rodent from the big cotton wood creek member, chadron formation of the white river badlands. This represents a new genus and therefore a new species as well

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Ischyromys brevidens

Eocene rodent from the big cotton wood creek member, chadron formation of the white river badlands.

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Paradjidaumo patriciae

Eocene rodent from the big cotton wood creek member, chadron formation of the white river badlands.

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Yoderimys massarae

Eocene rodent from the big cotton wood creek member, chadron formation of the white river badlands.

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Litoyoderimys grossus

Eocene rodent from the big cotton wood creek member, chadron formation of the white river badlands.

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Kirkomys miriamae

Eocene rodent from the big cotton wood creek member, chadron formation of the white river badlands.

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Cedromus modicus

Oligocene\Eocene rodent from the big cotton wood creek member, chadron formation of the white river badlands.

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Oligoryctes tenutalonidus

Eocene insectivore from the big cotton wood creek member, chadron formation of the white river badlands.

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