Corner's Gap (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as UNSM Bn-121

Where: Banner County, Nebraska (41.5° N, 103.8° W: paleocoordinates 42.1° N, 100.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Barstovian (16.0 - 13.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UNSM

Primary reference: M. R. Voorhies, J. A. Holman, and X. Xiang-xu. 1987. The Hottell Ranch rhino quarries (basal Ogallala: medial Barstovian), Banner County, Nebraska. Part I: Geologic setting, faunal lists, lower vertebrates. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 25(1):55-69 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/C. VanBuren]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 18102: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Jason Head

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Siluriformes - Ictaluridae
Ictalurus indet. Rafinesque 1820 catfish
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amia indet. Linnaeus 1766 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus indet. de Lacep├Ęde 1803 gar
Osteichthyes
 Salientia - Ranidae
Rana pipiens Schreber 1782 Northern leopard frog
 Caudata - Urodela
"Ambystoma minshalli" = Amblystoma
"Ambystoma minshalli" = Amblystoma mole salamander
Reptilia
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Emydinae indet. Rafinesque 1815 turtle
 Squamata - Anguidae
Gerrhonotus indet. Wiegmann 1828 alligator lizard
 Squamata - Colubridae
Elaphe nebraskensis Holman 1964 colubrid snake
Dakotaophis greeni colubrid snake
Salvadora paleolineata Holman 1973 colubrid snake
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Sciuridae indet. Gray 1821 squirrel
DUPLICATE REF 781 or 3519
 Rodentia - Heteromyidae
Cupidinimus nebraskensis Wood 1935 rodent
DUPLICATE REF 781 or 3519
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Monosaulax cf. pansus Cope 1874 beaver
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Megasminthus cf. gladiofex Green 1977 jumping mouse
DUPLICATE REF 781 or 3519
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Hypolagus cf. parviplicatus Dawson 1958 rabbit
DUPLICATE REF 781 or 3519
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Russellagus cf. vonhofi Storer 1970 pika
DUPLICATE REF 781 or 3519
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Parvericius montanus Koerner 1940 hedgehog
DUPLICATE REF 781 or 3519
Metechinus amplior Rich 1981 hedgehog
DUPLICATE REF 781 or 3519
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Domninoides sp. Green 1956 mole
DUPLICATE REF 781 or 3519
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Plionictis ogygia Matthew 1901 mustelid carnivore
DUPLICATE REF 781 or 3519
 Artiodactyla - Antilocapridae
Merycodontinae indet. Matthew 1904 pronghorn