Cedar Creek (Hat Creek Basin) (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Sioux County, Nebraska (42.4° N, 103.8° W: paleocoordinates 43.6° N, 95.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Orella Member (Brule Formation), Orellan (33.9 - 33.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: 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]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 17080: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 19.05.2000, edited by Roger Benson and Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Iguanidae
Aciprion formosum1 Cope 1873 squamates
USNM 10962 (partial right maxilla)
 Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
Daphoenus sp.3, Daphoenus felinus2, "Proamphicyon nebrascensis n. gen. n. sp." = Daphoenus vetus2
Daphoenus sp.3 Leidy 1853 bear-dog
Daphoenus felinus2 Scott 1898 bear-dog
"Proamphicyon nebrascensis n. gen. n. sp." = Daphoenus vetus2 Leidy 1853 bear-dog
 Carnivora - Canidae
Protemnocyon inflatus n. gen. n. sp.2 Hatcher 1902 canid
Hesperocyon gregarius Cope 1873 canid
Cedar Creek, Hat Creek Basin, NW of Crawford, in Green Caliche zone, lower Orella Mbr.
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
"Otionohyus wardi n. sp." = Merycoidodon (Merycoidodon) culbertsoni4
"Otionohyus wardi n. sp." = Merycoidodon (Merycoidodon) culbertsoni4 Leidy 1848 oreodont
"From oreodont fauna! "Zone A" of Brule Formation, E. end of exposures N. of Harrison,1 Hat Creek Basin, Cheyenne River drainage, Sioux County, Nebraska"