Honey Creek (Neogene of the United States)

Also known as UNSM Ht-103

Where: Holt County, Nebraska (42.7° N, 98.8° W: paleocoordinates 43.0° N, 97.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UNSM

Primary reference: M. R. Voorhies. 1990. Vertebrate biostratigraphy of the Ogallala Group in Nebraska. In T. C. Gustavson (ed.), Geologic Framework and Regional Hydrology: Upper Cenozoic Blackwater Draw and Ogallala Formations, Great Plains 115-151 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 18201: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1992

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
? Prosomys sp. Shotwell 1956 mouse
said to be new
Onychomys cf. larabeei grasshopper mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Spermophilus sp. Cuvier 1825 ground squirrel
 Rodentia - Geomyidae
Pliogeomys sp. Hibbard 1954 pocket gopher
 Rodentia - Heteromyidae
Prodipodomys sp. Hibbard 1939 rodent
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Dipoides sp. Jaeger 1835 beaver
 Rodentia - Mylagaulidae
Ceratogaulus hatcheri Gidley 1907 rodent
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Pliozapus cf. solus Wilson 1936 jumping mouse
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Hypolagus vetus Kellogg 1910 rabbit
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Ochotona cf. spanglei Shotwell 1956 pika
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Hesperoscalops sp. Hibbard 1941 mole
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Nannippus sp. Matthew 1926 hipparionine horse
Neohipparion cf. eurystyle Cope 1893 hipparionine horse
take this with a grain of salt
Dinohippus cf. leidyanus Osborn 1918 horse
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
"Mephitinae indet." = Mephitini
"Mephitinae indet." = Mephitini Bonaparte 1845 skunk
 Carnivora - Canidae
"Canis" sp. Linnaeus 1758 canine
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Megalonyx cf. curvidens Matthew 1924 edentate
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotheriidae indet. Hay 1922 gomphothere
 Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae
Tayassuidae indet. Palmer 1897 peccary
 Artiodactyla - Camelidae
Megatylopus cf. gigas, "Hemiauchenia cf. vera" = Pleiolama vera
Megatylopus cf. gigas Matthew and Cook 1909 camel
"Hemiauchenia cf. vera" = Pleiolama vera Matthew 1909 camel