Fullerton Gravel Pit (Neogene of the United States)

Where: Morton County, Kansas (37.2° N, 101.8° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 100.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

• said to be early Hemphillian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: G. A. Liggett. 1997. The Beckerdite local biota (early Hemphillian) and the first Tertiary occurrence of a crocodilian from Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences 100(3-4):101-108 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 18170: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 21.09.1998

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Protohippus sp. Leidy 1858 horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Borophagus sp. Cope 1892 bone-crushing dog
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Megatylopus sp. Matthew and Cook 1909 camel
Hemiauchenia sp. Gervais and Ameghino 1880 camel