Beaver Quarry (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V-3515; Laverne

Where: Beaver County, Oklahoma (36.8° N, 100.5° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 98.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Clarendonian (13.6 - 10.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. J. Hesse. 1936. Lower Pliocene Vertebrate Fossils from the Ogallala Formation (Lavern Zone) of Beaver County, Oklahoma. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 476(1):47-72 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 18045: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1992

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Taxonomic list

• isolated specimen of Cosoryx cf. cerroensis reported by Hibbard 1951c is from quite far to the east of all of Hesse's localities
 Rodentia - Castoridae
"Eucastor planus n. sp." = Nothodipoides planus
"Eucastor planus n. sp." = Nothodipoides planus Stirton 1935 beaver
see Stirton 1935
 Rodentia - Mylagaulidae
Mylagaulidae indet.1 Cope 1881 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hippotherium sp.1 Kaup 1832 hipparionine horse
Pseudhipparion gratum3 Leidy 1869 hipparionine horse
DUPLICATE REF 3564 or 3565
Hipparion tehonense2 Merriam 1916 hipparionine horse
pers. commun.
Calippus martini n. sp. Hesse 1936 horse
Calippus regulus2 Johnston 1937 horse
pers. commun.
 Carnivora - Procyonidae
Procyonidae indet. Gray 1825 procyonid carnivore
"? Bassariscus"
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canidae indet. Fischer 1817 canid
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
"Merychyus novomexicanus" = Ustatochoerus medius novomexicanus3
"Merychyus novomexicanus" = Ustatochoerus medius novomexicanus3 Frick 1929 oreodont
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Tayassuinae indet.1 Palmer 1897 peccary
 Ungulata - Camelidae
? Aepycamelus sp.1 Macdonald 1956 camel
 Ungulata -