Below Boiling Spring Bridge (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Cherry County, Nebraska (42.8° N, 100.8° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 97.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1941. Ticholeptinae, a new subfamily of oreodonts. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 79(1):1-105 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 18049: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 17.06.2000, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• this is close to Ewert Quarry and Devil's Jump Off
there is no indication that the following are from the same locality: Carpocyon robustus Wang et al. 1999: "First canyon above the Boiling Springs Bridge, south side of Niobrara River, marly zone, base of Ash Hollow Formation" Hunt_ursid barbouri Hunt 1998a: "Ogallala Formation, west of Boiling Spring Bridge" "Ustatochoerus profectus" Schultz and Falkenbach 1941: "E. of Boiling Spring Bridge" Longirostromeryx "merriami" Frick 1937: "Boiling Springs"
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras medicornutum2 Osborn 1904 rhinoceros
"Boiling Spring Bridge"
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
"Merychyus major" = Ustatochoerus major1, "Merychyus medius" = Ustatochoerus medius1
"Merychyus major" = Ustatochoerus major1 Leidy 1858 oreodont
"Merychyus medius" = Ustatochoerus medius1 Leidy 1858 oreodont
 Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae
Cranioceras unicornis1 Matthew 1918 ruminant