8 Mi. Northeast of Harrison: Orellan, Nebraska

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Geolabididae
Metacodon mellingeri Patterson and McGrew 1937
    = Centetodon marginalis Cope 1873
Alroy 2002
lower Brule
Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae
Hesperocyon gregarius (Cope 1873)
Wang 1994
UNSM specimen, stratigraphy not stated
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Nebraska County:Sioux
Coordinates: 42.4° North, 103.8° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:43.6° North, 95.7° West
Basis of coordinate:based on political unit
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Oligocene
Stage:Rupelian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 4
Key time interval:Orellan
Age range of interval:33.90000 - 33.30000 m.y. ago
* legacy (obsolete) database fields
Lithology and environment
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:some genera
Database number:17049
Authorizer:J. Alroy Enterer:J. Alroy
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2002-05-15 00:00:00 Last modified:2002-06-03 03:27:41
Access level:the public Released:2002-05-15 00:00:00
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

2730. B. Patterson and P. O. McGrew. 1937. A soricid and two erinaceids from the White River Oligocene [Colorado]. Field Museum of Natural History, Geological Series 6(18):245-272 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]

Secondary references:

6294 J. Alroy. 2002. Synonymies and reidentifications of North American fossil mammals. [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]
6226 X. Wang. 1994. Phylogenetic systematics of the Hesperocyoninae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 221:1-207 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]