By John J Flynn; American Geophysical Union
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Large form) Orohippus sp. (small form) Family Brontotheriidae Telmatherium cultridens (Osborn, Scott and Speir, 1878) Manteoceras manteoceras (Osborn, 1899) Family Helaletidae Hyrachyus sp. (cf. H. eximius Leidy, 1871) Order Artiodactyla Family Dichobunidae Helohyus validus Marsh, 1872 Neodiacodexis emryi Atkins  Since West and Atkins' paper, additional taxa have been collected, such as a multituberculate, and the taxonomy has changed somewhat as the result of ongoing research, but the list gives the essential character of the mammalian fauna.
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