Serendipity Quarry (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as UNSM Kp-112

Where: Keya Paha County, Nebraska (42.8° N, 99.7° W: paleocoordinates 43.2° N, 97.1° 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

Reposited in the UNSM

Primary reference: M. R. Voorhies. 1990. Vertebrate paleontology of the proposed Norden Reservoir Area, Brown, Cherry and Keya Paha counties, Nebraska. Technical Report, Division of Archeological Research, Department of Anthropology, University of Nebraska 82-09 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 18366: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1992

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Heteromyidae
? Mioheteromys sp.1 Korth 1997 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras cf. major2 Hatcher 1894 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparionini indet.1 Quinn 1955 hipparionine horse
cf. Pseudhipparion sp.2 Ameghino 1904 hipparionine horse
Equini indet.1 Quinn 1955 horse
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Mustelidae indet.2 Fischer 1817 mustelid carnivore
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotheriidae indet.2 Hay 1922 gomphothere
 Artiodactyla - Camelidae
cf. Procamelus sp.2 Leidy 1858 camel
 Artiodactyla -