Sleeping Bear Dune (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Leelanau County, Michigan (44.9° N, 86.1° W: paleocoordinates 44.9° N, 86.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: dune; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UMMP

Primary reference: R. L. Wilson. 1967. The Pleistocene vertebrates of Michigan. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters 52:197-234 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 200485: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 08.04.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Siluriformes - Ictaluridae
Ictalurus punctatus Rafinesque 1818 catfish
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Ondatra zibethica" = Ondatra zibethicus Linnaeus 1766 muskrat
Clethrionomys gapperi Vigors 1830 southern red-backed vole
"Pitymys pinetorum" = Microtus pinetorum Le Conte 1830 woodland vole
Microtus ochrogaster Wagner 1842 prairie vole
Peromyscus cf. leucopus Rafinesque 1818 white-footed mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Sciurus carolinensis Gmelin 1788 eastern gray squirrel
Marmota monax Linnaeus 1758 groundhog
Tamias striatus Linnaeus 1758 eastern chipmunk
Glaucomys volans Linnaeus 1758 southern flying squirrel
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castor canadensis Kuhl 1820 American beaver
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Blarina brevicauda Say 1823 northern short-tailed shrew
 Carnivora - Procyonidae
Procyon lotor Linnaeus 1758 raccoon
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
"Martes americana" = Mustela zibellina americana
"Martes americana" = Mustela zibellina americana Kerr 1792 American marten
 Carnivora - Canidae
"Vulpes fulva" = Vulpes vulpes, Canis sp.
"Vulpes fulva" = Vulpes vulpes Linnaeus 1758 red fox
Canis sp. Linnaeus 1758 canine
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Odocoileus virginianus Zimmermann 1780 white-tailed deer