Milk Creek Quarry (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Yavapai County, Arizona (34.5° N, 112.5° W: paleocoordinates 35.2° N, 109.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Milk Creek Formation, Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: X. Wang, R. H. Tedford, and B. E. Taylor. 1999. Phylogenetic systematics of the Borophaginae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 243:1-392 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 19436: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 19.05.2000, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• 103 ft above Manzanita Quarry
 Carnivora - Canidae
Metalopex macconnelli2 Tedford et al. 2009 canine
Epicyon haydeni Leidy 1858 bone-crushing dog
Carpocyon robustus Green 1948 bone-crushing dog
 Ungulata - Camelidae
"Michenia yavapaiensis n. sp." = Protolabis yavapaiensis1, Protolabis coartatus1
"Michenia yavapaiensis n. sp." = Protolabis yavapaiensis1 Honey and Taylor 1978 camel
Protolabis coartatus1 Stirton 1929 camel