Titus Canyon (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as CIT 253, 254, 255, 256, 257

Where: Inyo County, California (36.1° N, 117.9° W: paleocoordinates 38.3° N, 110.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Titus Canyon Formation, Chadronian (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. Stock. 1949. Mammalian Fauna from Titus Canyon Formation, California. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 584:229-244 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 17029: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• initially reported by Stock and Bode 1935
unclassified
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Mammalia
 Rodentia - Aplodontidae
Aplodontidae indet. Brandt 1855 mountain beaver
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
? Paramyinae indet. Simpson 1945 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
"Telmatheriinae indet." = Telmatheriina, Protitanops curryi n. sp.
"Telmatheriinae indet." = Telmatheriina Osborn 1914 brontothere
Protitanops curryi n. sp. Stock 1936 brontothere
from CIT 253: see Stock 1936e
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teletaceras mortivallis Stock 1949 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Colodon sp. Marsh 1890 tapir
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equidae indet. Gray 1821 horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canidae indet. Fischer 1817 canid
 Ungulata - Agriochoeridae
Protoreodon transmontanus Stock 1949 agriochoerid
 Ungulata - Protoceratidae
? Poabromylus robustus Stock 1949 protoceratid
 Ungulata - Leptomerycidae
Leptomeryx blacki Stock 1949 ruminant