HAFO loc. 599 ( of the United States)

Also known as Hagerman

Where: Twin Falls County, Idaho (42.8° N, 115.0° W: paleocoordinates 43.0° N, 114.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Glenns Ferry Formation, Blancan (4.9 - 1.8 Ma)

• "approximately 23 m below a basalt flow dated at 3.68 ± 0.02 Ma and about 9 m below a basaltic ash dated at 3.79 ± 0.03 Ma"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

• "coarse sands"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Samuels, J. Meachen-Samuels in 2006

Primary reference: J. X. Samuels, J. A. Meachem-Samuels, and P. A. Gensler. 2009. The first mid-Blancan occurrence of Agriotherium (Ursidae) in North America: a record from Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Idaho. Journal of Paleontology 83(4):597-603 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 93106: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 04.01.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• "Fossils from this specific site, HAFO loc. 599, include at least 27 invertebrate and vertebrate species" of which only key taxa are mentioned
 Salmoniformes - Salmonidae
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Pliopotamys minor" = Ondatra minor Kretzoi 1955 muskrat
Cosomys primus Wilson 1932 vole
Ophiomys taylori Hibbard 1959 vole
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Spermophilus sp. Cuvier 1825 ground squirrel
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castor sp. Linnaeus 1758 beaver
"beaver" (possibly meaning C. californicus
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Hypolagus vetus Kellogg 1910 rabbit
Alilepus vagus Gazin 1934 rabbit
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Paracryptotis gidleyi Gazin 1933 shrew
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Agriotherium cf. schneideri Sellards 1916 bear