Devil's Jump Off (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Cherry County, Nebraska (42.8° N, 100.8° W: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 97.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Crookston Bridge Member (Valentine Formation), Barstovian (16.0 - 13.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: X. Wang, R. H. Tedford, and B. E. Taylor. 1999. Phylogenetic systematics of the Borophaginae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 243:1-392 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 18125: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• 78 F:AM specimens: Skinner and Johnson 1984
unclassified
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"Hunt ursid" barbouri2
"Devil's Jump Off area"
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras medicornutum3 Osborn 1904 rhinoceros
"Top of Devil's Jump Off exposures" and "Devil's Jump Off Quarry" and "Second Canyon above Devil's Jump Off"
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Hippotherium quinni" = Cormohipparion quinni1
"Hippotherium quinni" = Cormohipparion quinni1 Woodburne 1996 hipparionine horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Leptocyon vafer4 Leidy 1858 canine
Aelurodon mcgrewi Wang et al. 1999 bone-crushing dog
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
"Merychyus medius" = Ustatochoerus medius1
"Merychyus medius" = Ustatochoerus medius1 Leidy 1858 oreodont