North Rim Locality (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V-3327

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: Cap Rock Member (Ash Hollow Formation), Clarendonian (13.6 - 10.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: S. D. Webb. 1969. The Burge and Minnechaduza Clarendonian Mammalian Faunas of North-Central Nebraska. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 78:1-191 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 18294: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1992

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• originally described by Stirton and McGrew 1935
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras major2 Hatcher 1894 rhinoceros
pers. commun.: "fossiger"
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hippotherium sp.1 Kaup 1832 hipparionine horse
Equini indet.1 Quinn 1955 horse
 Carnivora - Felidae
"Pseudaelurus pedionomus n. sp." = Nimravides pedionomus
"Pseudaelurus pedionomus n. sp." = Nimravides pedionomus Macdonald 1948 cat
described by Macdonald 1948
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotherium sp. Burmeister 1837 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
Merychyus sp.1 Leidy 1858 oreodont
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Procamelus grandis Gregory 1939 camel
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Cosoryx furcatus Leidy 1869 pronghorn