Matador Ranch (Lower) (Oligocene of the United States)

Also known as MV 7725, MV 8116

Where: Beaverhead County, Montana (45.0° N, 112.8° W: paleocoordinates 46.6° N, 104.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: middle Member (Cook Ranch Formation), Orellan (33.9 - 33.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: A. R. Tabrum, D. R. Prothero, and D. Garcia. 1996. Magnetostratigraphy and biostratigraphy of the Eocene-Oligocene transition, southwestern Montana. In D. R. Prothero and R. J. Emry (eds.), The Terrestrial Eocene-Oligocene Transition in North America 278-311 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 17137: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 12.04.1997

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Eumys cf. elegans Leidy 1856 mouse
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
"Palaeolagus" burkei Wood 1940 rabbit
 Artiodactyla - Leptomerycidae
Leptomeryx sp. Leidy 1853 ruminant