Camel Canyon (Neogene of the United States)

Also known as UALP 19, 6892, 6944, 6945, and 6949

Where: Pinal County, Arizona (32.9° N, 110.8° W: paleocoordinates 33.3° N, 109.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Primary reference: E. H. Lindsay. 1978. Late Cenozoic vertebrate faunas, southeastern Arizona. Guidebook - New Mexico Geological Society 29:269-275 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 19272: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• date of "5.9 +/- 0.5 Ma" reported by Latorre et al. 1997 appears to be based on paleomag of Lindsay et al. 1984
unclassified
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Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equini indet. Quinn 1955 horse
"Pliohippus or Dinohippus"
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Agriotherium sp. Wagner 1837 bear
 Carnivora - Procyonidae
Procyonidae indet.1 Gray 1825 procyonid carnivore
 Carnivora - Canidae
Eucyon davisi3 Merriam 1911 canine
Borophaginae indet.1 Simpson 1945 bone-crushing dog
 Carnivora - Felidae
Machairodus sp. Kaup 1833 cat
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Mammut sp.1 Blumenbach 1799 mastodon
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelidae indet.1 Gray 1821 camel
Hemiauchenia sp. Gervais and Ameghino 1880 camel
Alforjas sp.2 Harrison 1979 camel
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Texoceros sp. Frick 1937 pronghorn