UNSM Sx-15 (Whitney A) (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Sioux County, Nebraska (42.4° N, 103.8° W: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 96.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Whitney A 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 17410: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1996

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Taxonomic list

• oreodonts are from "Brule Zone C"
 Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae
Leptauchenia decora Leidy 1856 oreodont
Miniochoerus starkensis Schultz and Falkenbach 1956 oreodont