Burnett Quarry (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Knox County, Texas (33.8° N, 99.7° W: paleocoordinates 33.8° N, 99.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Seymour Formation, Irvingtonian (1.8 - 0.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: W. W. Dalquest and R. M. Carpenter. 1988. Early Pleistocene (Irvingtonian) mammals from the Seymour Formation, Knox and Baylor Counties, Texas, exclusive of Camelidae. Occasional Papers, Museum, Texas Tech University 124 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 20164: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• part of the Gilliland L.F. (see), but a different (post- 1977) collection than that of Hibbard and Dalquest 1966
Vulpes "macrotis" Anderson 1984: "Burnet"; not clear if this is Gilliland or Burnett Quarry
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Sigmodon cf. curtisi Gidley 1922 cotton rat
Neotoma sp. Say and Ord 1825 pack rat
Microtus paroperarius Hibbard 1944 vole
"Pedomys llanensis" = Microtus llanensis1 Hibbard 1944 vole
Proneofiber guildayi n. sp. Hibbard and Dalquest 1973 mouse
see Hibbard and Dalquest 1973
Peromyscus cragini Hibbard 1944 deer mouse
Onychomys pedroensis Gidley 1922 grasshopper mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Spermophilus sp. Cuvier 1825 ground squirrel
Cynomys sp.2 Rafinesque 1817 prairie dog
 Rodentia - Geomyidae
Geomys tobinensis Hibbard 1944 pocket gopher
 Rodentia - Heteromyidae
Perognathinae indet.1 Coues 1875 rodent
Dipodomys pattersoni n. sp. Dalquest and Carpenter 1986 kangaroo rat
see Dalquest and Carpenter 1986
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castor canadensis Kuhl 1820 American beaver
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Lepus sp. Linnaeus 1758 hare
Sylvilagus cf. floridanus Allen 1890 eastern cottontail
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus scotti Gidley 1900 horse
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Notiosorex crawfordi Coues 1877 Crawford's gray shrew
 Carnivora - Mephitidae
Spilogale putorius Linnaeus 1758 eastern spotted skunk
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Taxidea taxus Schreber 1778 American badger
 Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae
Glyptotherium sp. Osborn 1903 glyptodon
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Stegomastodon sp. Pohlig 1912 gomphothere
 Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae
Eptesicus fuscus Beauvois 1796 big brown bat
a bat
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Hemiauchenia sp. Gervais and Ameghino 1880 camel
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Tetrameryx knoxensis Hibbard and Dalquest 1960 pronghorn
"T. seymourensis" (lapsus calami) is listed in the discussion, but T. knoxensis is described