Found Quarry (Neogene of the United States)

Where: Wallace County, Kansas (38.9° N, 101.7° W: paleocoordinates 39.2° N, 100.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: D. K. Bennett. 1979. The Fossil Fauna From Lost And Found Quarries (Hemphillian: Latest Miocene), Wallace County, Kansas. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas 79:1-24 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 18166: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1992

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Aphelops sp. Owen 1845 rhinoceros
said by Prothero pers. commun. to be A. mutilus, but apparently he hasn't seen the specimen
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Dinohippus interpolatus Cope 1893 horse
comparisons are to Coffee Ranch and Rhino Hill species
 Carnivora - Procyonidae
Bassariscus cf. ogallalae Hibbard 1933 ringtail
 Carnivora - Canidae
Eucyon davisi2 Merriam 1911 canine
Borophagus secundus1 VanderHoof 1931 bone-crushing dog
 Carnivora - Felidae
Adelphailurus kansensis Hibbard 1934 cat
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotheriidae indet. Hay 1922 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Megatylopus sp., "Hemiauchenia vera" = Pleiolama vera
Megatylopus sp. Matthew and Cook 1909 camel
"Hemiauchenia vera" = Pleiolama vera Matthew 1909 camel
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Antilocapridae indet. Gray 1866 pronghorn
? Texoceros sp. Frick 1937 pronghorn