Sixteen Mile District ( of the United States)

Where: Goshen County, Wyoming (42.0° N, 104.2° W: paleocoordinates 42.9° N, 99.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Harrisonian (24.8 - 20.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: X. Wang, R. H. Tedford, and B. E. Taylor. 1999. Phylogenetic systematics of the Borophaginae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 243:1-392 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 17839: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.07.1994, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• "Marsland" or "Upper Harrison" equivalents
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Cephalogale sp.4 Jourdan 1862 bear
"Upper Harrison beds, 16 Mile District"
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Megalictis ferox5 Matthew 1907 mustelid carnivore
"16 Mile District... Upper Harrison Beds"
 Carnivora - Canidae
Desmocyon thomsoni Matthew 1907 bone-crushing dog
"middle brown sand"; "high brown sand"; and "light sand, west end"
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
Merychyus arenarum8 Cope 1884 oreodont
Merychyus minimus8 Peterson 1907 oreodont
lowest, middle, and high levels in section
Merycoides longiceps1 Douglass 1907 oreodont
Merycochoerus matthewi7 Loomis 1924 oreodont
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Wrightohyus yatkolai6 Prothero 2015 peccary
F:AM 1177077
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Stenomylus gracilis2 Peterson 1907 camel
"low" and "high" in Marsland equivalent
Tanymykter brachyodontus3 Peterson 1904 camel