Morse Creek Number 1 (Holocene of the United States)

Where: Montana (46.7° N, 113.1° W: paleocoordinates 46.7° N, 113.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestriallithified

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. L. Rasmussen. 1974. New Quaternary mammal localities in the upper Clark Fork River valley, western Montana. Northwest Geology 3:62-70 [M. Uhen/C. Peredo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 162133: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Carlos Peredo on 19.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Mammalia
 Primates - Hominidae
Homo sapiens Linnaeus 1758 human
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Neotoma cinerea Ord 1815 bushy-tailed woodrat
"Lagurus curtatus" = Lemmiscus curtatus Cope 1868 sagebrush vole
"Synaptomys borealis" = Synaptomys (Mictomys) borealis Richardson 1828 northern bog lemming
Peromyscus maniculatus Wagner 1843 deer mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Spermophilus columbianus Ord 1815 Columbian ground squirrel
Marmota flaviventris Audubon and Bachman 1841 yellow-bellied marmot
Eutamias sp. Trouessart 1880 chipmunk
Glaucomys sabrins flying squirrel
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Erxleben 1777 American red squirrel
 Rodentia - Geomyidae
Thomomys talpoides Richardson 1828 northern pocket gopher
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Zapus princeps Allen 1893 jumping mouse
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Lepus townsendii Bachman 1839 white-tailed jackrabbit
Lepus americanus Erxleben 1777 snowshoe hare
Sylvilagus nuttallii Bachman 1837 mountain cottontail
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Ochotona princeps Richardson 1828 American pika
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex cinereus Kerr 1792 cinereus shrew
Sorex palustris Richardson 1828 American water shrew
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Ursus arctos Linnaeus 1758 brown bear
 Carnivora - Canidae
Vulpes vulpes Linnaeus 1758 red fox
Canis latrans Say 1823 coyote
Canis familiaris Linnaeus 1758 dog
 Carnivora - Felidae
"Felis concolor" = Puma concolor
"Felis concolor" = Puma concolor Linnaeus 1771 puma
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Bison bison Linnaeus 1758 American bison
Ovis canadensis Shaw 1804 bighorn sheep
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Cervus canadensis Erxleben 1777 elk
Odocoileus hemionus Rafinesque 1817 mule deer
 Artiodactyla - Antilocapridae
Antilocapra americana Ord 1815 pronghorn