Densmore (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Norton County, Kansas (39.6° N, 99.7° W: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 96.7° 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 18122: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 17.06.2000

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
"Merychyus medius" = Ustatochoerus medius1, "Merychyus novomexicanus" = Ustatochoerus medius novomexicanus1
"Merychyus medius" = Ustatochoerus medius1 Leidy 1858 oreodont
"Merychyus novomexicanus" = Ustatochoerus medius novomexicanus1 Frick 1929 oreodont
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Cosoryx furcatus2 Leidy 1869 pronghorn
includes type of "Cosoryx furcatus sternbergi": from "2 mi. S. and 3/4 mi. E. of Dinsmore, Kansas"