Medicine Hat Unit V (Pleistocene of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.1° N, 110.7° W: paleocoordinates 50.1° N, 110.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Irvingtonian (1.8 - 0.3 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. S. Churcher. 1984. In W. C. Mahaney (ed.), Correlation of Quaternary Chronologies [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 20417: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• underlies Unit VII
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Spermophilus meadensis2 Hibbard 1941 ground squirrel
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castor canadensis Kuhl 1820 American beaver
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus calobatus Troxell 1915 horse
Equus scotti Gidley 1900 horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis sp. Linnaeus 1758 canine
 Placentalia -
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Paramylodon harlani Owen 1840 Harlan's ground sloth
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelops minidokae Hay 1927 camel
Hemiauchenia macrocephala2 Cope 1893 camel
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Odocoileus sp. Rafinesque 1832 New World deer
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Antilocapridae indet. Gray 1866 pronghorn