Brea Canyon East (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as CIT 127, 151, UCMP V-72064, LACM 5140, 5619, 5631, 5860

Where: Ventura County, California (34.3° N, 119.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.5° N, 105.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bed CS4 Member (Sespe Formation), Uintan (46.2 - 40.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: T. S. Kelly. 1990. Biostratigraphy of Uintan and Duchesnean land mammal assemblages from the Middle Member of the Sespe Formation, Simi Valley, California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 419:1-42 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 16793: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• LACM 5660 included here by Kelly 1990 but placed in CS3 by Kelly et al. 1991
omitted by Kelly - CIT 127: Miacidae indet. Rhinocerotoidea indet. ? Oromerycidae indet. 151: cf. Microparamys sp. "Paramys" sp. - see Stock 1932b
Mammalia
 Rodentia -
Griphomys alecer2 Wilson 1940 rodent
LACM 5860
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Microparamys woodi2 Kelly and Whistler 1994 rodent
LACM 5860; "M. sp. D Wood" of Kelly et al. 1991
Eohaplomys matutinus Stock 1935 rodent
described by Stock 1935a
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
Proterixoides davisi Stock 1935 elephant shrew
Sespedectes singularis Stock 1935 elephant shrew
 Ungulata - Oromerycidae
? Protylopus robustus1 Golz 1976 even-toed ungulate
LACM 5860
 Ungulata - Agriochoeridae
Protoreodon pumilus Marsh 1875 agriochoerid
 Ungulata - Protoceratidae
Leptoreodon stocki Kelly 1990 protoceratid