John Day (non-specific) ( of the United States)

Also known as Near the John Day River

Where: Grant County, Oregon (44.7° N, 119.6° W: paleocoordinates 44.4° N, 110.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: John Day Formation, Arikareean (30.8 - 20.4 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by J. L. Wortman

Primary reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1938. Fossil snakes of North America. Geological Society of America Special Paper (9)1-96 [J. Head/J. Head]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 180202: authorized by Paul Barrett, entered by Terri Cleary on 11.07.2016, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Stylemys capax n. sp." = Stylemys capax, "Stylemys conspecta n. sp." = Stylemys capax
"Stylemys capax n. sp." = Stylemys capax Hay 1908 turtle
AMNH 1357 (holotype), a complete shell (Hay 1908, figs. 498, 499)
"Stylemys conspecta n. sp." = Stylemys capax Hay 1908 turtle
AMNH 1358 (holotype), a complete shell (Hay 1908, figs. 500, 501)
 Squamata - Loxocemidae
Ogmophis oregonensis n. gen. n. sp.
Ogmophis oregonensis n. gen. n. sp. Cope 1844 Mexican burrowing snake
AMNH (lost), four dorsal vertebrae and possibly a cervical