Monroe Creek (LACM 1964) (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Shannon County, South Dakota (43.3° N, 102.5° W: paleocoordinates 44.1° N, 96.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Monroe Creek Formation, Monroecreekian (26.3 - 24.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1970. Review of the Miocene Wounded Knee faunas of southwestern South Dakota. Bulletin of the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Science 8:165-82 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/C. Bell]more details

PaleoDB collection 17554: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995

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Taxonomic list

• NISP 3
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Geomyidae
Pleurolicus dakotensis2 Wood 1936 pocket gopher
 Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
Mammacyon sp.1 Loomis 1936 bear-dog
 Carnivora - Canidae
Enhydrocyon pahinsintewakpa3 Macdonald 1963 canid