Angus (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as UNSM No-101

Where: Nuckolls County, Nebraska (40.2° N, 98.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 97.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Irvingtonian (1.8 - 0.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the UNSM

Primary reference: L. D. Martin. 1969. University of Nebraska MS thesis [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 20143: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Reithrodontomys sp. Giglioli 1874 harvest mouse
Neotoma sp. Say and Ord 1825 pack rat
Ondatra zibethicus1 Linnaeus 1766 muskrat
Synaptomys cooperi3 Baird 1858 southern bog lemming
Clethrionomys cf. gapperi Vigors 1830 southern red-backed vole
Microtus pennsylvanicus Ord 1815 meadow vole
"Pedomys ochrogaster" = Microtus ochrogaster1 Wagner 1842 prairie vole
Peromyscus sp. Gloger 1841 deer mouse
Onychomys cf. leucogaster Wied-Neuwied 1841 northern grasshopper mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Spermophilus cf. franklinii Sabine 1822 ground squirrel
Spermophilus tridecemlineatus Mitchell 1821 thirteen-lined ground squirrel
Neotamias sp.1 Howell 1929 chipmunk
Cynomys spenceri n. sp.2 Goodwin 1995 prairie dog
 Rodentia - Geomyidae
Geomys cf. bursarius Shaw 1800 plains pocket gopher
 Rodentia - Heteromyidae
Dipodomys sp. Gray 1841 kangaroo rat
Chaetodipus hispidus1 Baird 1858 hispid pocket mouse
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castor cf. californicus1 Kellogg 1911 beaver
Castoroides sp. Foster 1838 giant beaver
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Zapus hudsonius Zimmermann 1780 meadow jumping mouse
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Lepus sp. Linnaeus 1758 hare
Sylvilagus sp. Gray 1867 cottontail rabbit
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Scalopus cf. aquaticus Linnaeus 1758 eastern mole
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 horse
Equus calobatus Troxell 1915 horse
Equus cf. conversidens Owen 1869 horse
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex cf. cinereus Kerr 1792 cinereus shrew
Blarina brevicauda Say 1823 northern short-tailed shrew
confirmed by Jones et al. 1984
 Carnivora - Mephitidae
Mephitis mephitis Schreber 1776 striped skunk
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Mustela frenata Lichtenstein 1831 long-tailed weasel
Taxidea taxus Schreber 1778 American badger
 Carnivora - Canidae
Vulpes velox Say 1823 swift fox
probably OK: Anderson 1984
Canis sp.5 Linnaeus 1758 canine
Canis latrans Say 1823 coyote
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Paramylodon harlani4 Owen 1840 Harlan's ground sloth
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Mammutidae indet. Hay 1922 mastodon
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
"Mammuthus imperator" = Mammuthus columbi
"Mammuthus imperator" = Mammuthus columbi Falconer 1857 imperial mammoth
 Chiroptera -
Chiroptera indet. Blumenbach 1779 bat
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Platygonus compressus Leconte 1848 peccary
Mylohyus sp. Cope 1869 peccary
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelops sp.1 Leidy 1854 camel
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Odocoileus sp. Rafinesque 1832 New World deer
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Capromeryx furcifer Matthew 1902 pronghorn