Cowhouse Slough (Oligocene to of the United States)

Also known as Cow House Slough

Where: Hillsborough County, Florida (27.9° N, 82.1° W: paleocoordinates 28.0° N, 76.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Tampa Member (Arcadia Formation), Geringian to Geringian (30.8 - 24.8 Ma)

• said to be early Arikareean = Geringian or Monroecreekian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: G. S. Morgan. 1989. Southeastern Geological Society Guidebook 30 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 17487: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995

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Taxonomic list

• see also Morgan 1993
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Sciuridae indet.1 Gray 1821 squirrel
 Rodentia - Eomyidae
Eomyidae indet. Winge 1887 rodent
large: said to be "Proheteromys" by Hayes 2000, but this might be Harrymys
 Rodentia - Geomyidae
Entoptychinae indet.1 Miller and Gidley 1918 pocket gopher
 Rodentia - Castoridae
? Agnotocastor sp.1 Stirton 1935 beaver
see also Hayes 2000
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Megalagus abaconis2 Hayes 2000 rabbit
 Lipotyphla - Geolabididae
Centetodon sp.1 Marsh 1872 placental
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Miohippus sp. Marsh 1874 anchitheriine horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Phlaocyon taylori2 Hayes 2000 bone-crushing dog
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
Merycoidodontidae indet.1 Cook 1912 oreodont
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Cynorca sp.1 Cope 1867 peccary
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Nothokemas waldropi2 Frailey 1978 camel