South of Fairfield Creek (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Brown County, Nebraska (42.7° N, 100.0° W: paleocoordinates 43.2° N, 96.9° 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 18400: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002

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Taxonomic list

• this is not one of the Fairfield Creek localities of Skinner and Johnson 1984
Mammalia
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
"Merychyus major" = Ustatochoerus major
"Merychyus major" = Ustatochoerus major Leidy 1858 oreodont