Connection Kat Quarry (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Cherry County, Nebraska (42.8° N, 100.8° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 98.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Merritt Dam Member (Ash Hollow Formation), Clarendonian (13.6 - 10.3 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 18099: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1992, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• 43 F:AM specimens: Skinner and Johnson 1984
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras major3 Hatcher 1894 rhinoceros
Aphelops megalodus3 Cope 1873 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Calippus cerasinus2 Hulbert 1988 horse
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
"Merychyus major" = Ustatochoerus major1
"Merychyus major" = Ustatochoerus major1 Leidy 1858 oreodont