Bear Tooth Slide (Neogene of the United States)

Where: Brown County, Nebraska (42.7° N, 100.0° W: paleocoordinates 43.0° N, 98.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Ash Hollow Formation (Ogallala Group), Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. H. Tedford, T. Galusha, M. F. Skinner, B. E. Taylor, R. W. Fields, J. R. Macdonald, J. M. Rensberger, S. D. Webb, and D. P. Whistler. 1987. Faunal succession and biochronology of the Arikareean through Hemphillian interval (late Oligocene through earliest Pliocene epochs) in North America. In M. O. Woodburne (ed.), Cenozoic Mammals of North America: Geochronology and Biostratigraphy 153-210 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 18043: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Castoridae
Dipoides sp. Jaeger 1835 beaver
 Rodentia - Mylagaulidae
Ceratogaulus sp.1 Matthew 1902 rodent
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Plionarctos sp. Frick 1926 bear
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Megalonyx sp.2 Harlan 1825 edentate