Sherman Ranch Locality (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V-6238
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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: Burge Member (Valentine Formation), Clarendonian (13.6 - 10.3 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 18372: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1992

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Eucastor sp. Allen 1877 beaver
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 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras major2 Hatcher 1894 rhinoceros
pers. commun.: "fossiger"
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Merychippus" cf. coloradense Osborn 1918 horse
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Pseudhipparion retrusum Cope 1889 hipparionine horse
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Hypohippus sp. Leidy 1858 anchitheriine horse
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 Carnivora - Canidae
Borophaginae indet.1 Simpson 1945 bone-crushing dog
 Carnivora - Felidae
Felidae indet. Gray 1821 cat
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 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Tayassuinae indet.1 Palmer 1897 peccary
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelidae indet.1 Gray 1821 camel
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Merycodontinae indet.1 Matthew 1904 pronghorn