UNSM Mo-111 (Upper Whitney) (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Morrill County, Nebraska (41.7° N, 103.1° W: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 95.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Whitney Member (Brule Formation), Whitneyan (33.3 - 30.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UNSM

Primary reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1968. The Phylogeny of the Oreodonts. Part 1: Merycoidodontinae, Eporeodontinae, and Leptaucheniinae, Three Subfamilies Of Oreodonts, With an Appendix to the Revision Of The Merycoidodontidae, and Part 2. Summary and Conclusions Concerning the Merycoidodontidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 139:1-498 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 17401: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1996

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
Leptauchenia major Leidy 1856 oreodont
Leptauchenia decora Leidy 1856 oreodont
also their type of "Pithecistes tanneri" from "70 feet above lowest ash of Whitney" = Whitney B; and "6-7 mi. E. and S. of Broadwater"
"Merycoidodon major" = Merycoidodon (Otarohyus) major Leidy 1853 oreodont