Eden Bison Quarry (Holocene of the United States)

Where: Sweetwater County, Wyoming (42.1° N, 109.4° W: paleocoordinates 42.0° N, 109.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• age unclear, presumably Holocene based on presence of Bison antiquus along with "similar points" to those found at the Scottsbluff Bison Quarry

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by O. M. Finley, E. B. Howard, H. Cook in 1940, 1941; reposited in the UNSM

Collection methods: quarrying,

• discovered by Finley in 1940, collected by Howard and Cook, then collected by "a joint expedition of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Nebraska" in 1941

Primary reference: C. B. Schultz. 1943. Some artifact sites of early man in the Great Plains and adjacent areas. American Antiquity 8(3):242-249 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: archaeological analysis

PaleoDB collection 93248: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 08.01.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bison antiquus Leidy 1852 bison
"tentatively" identified as B. antiquus taylori