Cady Mountains Horse Quarry (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as RV 6631; SBCM 5-58-20

Where: San Bernardino County, California (34.8° N, 117.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.1° N, 112.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: R. E. Reynolds, R. M. Hunt, Jr., and B. Albright, III. 1995. Rhinoceros in Lanfair Valley. San Bernardino County Museum Association Quarterly 42(3):107-110 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 19233: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• stratigraphic relationship to other Cady Mountains faunas not discussed
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Heteromyidae
Proheteromys sulculus Wilson 1960 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Menoceras sp. Troxell 1921 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Merychippus carrizoensis" = Parapliohippus carrizoensis
"Merychippus carrizoensis" = Parapliohippus carrizoensis Dougherty 1940 horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Tomarctus cf. hippophagus bone-crushing dog
 Ungulata - Camelidae
"Miolabis cf. tenuis" = Paramiolabis tenuis, cf. Aepycamelus sp.
"Miolabis cf. tenuis" = Paramiolabis tenuis Matthew 1924 camel
cf. Aepycamelus sp. Macdonald 1956 camel