White Cliffs (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Brown County, Nebraska (42.7° N, 100.0° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 96.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Devil's Gulch Member (Valentine Formation), Barstovian (16.0 - 13.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 18464: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 19.05.2000

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Taxonomic list

• not clear if this is White Point Quarry in Deep Creek or a locality in Bill White Canyon
stratigraphy follows Wang et al. 1999
Mammalia
 Carnivora - Canidae
Aelurodon ferox Leidy 1858 bone-crushing dog
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
"Merychyus novomexicanus" = Ustatochoerus medius novomexicanus
"Merychyus novomexicanus" = Ustatochoerus medius novomexicanus Frick 1929 oreodont