Irish Canyon (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as CPVP 8702, LACM 5801, LACM 5800

Where: San Luis Obispo County, California (35.2° N, 120.8° W: paleocoordinates 35.1° N, 120.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• Late Pleistocene

Environment/lithology: marine

Reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: G. T. Jefferson, H. L. Fierstine, J. R. Wesling and T.-L. Ku. 1992. Pleistocene terrestrial vertebrates from near Point San Luis, and other localities in San Luis Obispo County, California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 91(1):26-38 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 66063: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 27.09.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Equus cf. occidentalis" = Equus (Dolichohippus) simplicidens
"Equus cf. occidentalis" = Equus (Dolichohippus) simplicidens Cope 1892 horse
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bison antiquus Leidy 1852 bison