New Year (Miocene of Honduras)

Where: Honduras (14.6° N, 88.5° W: paleocoordinates 14.9° N, 87.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Gracias Formation, Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: S. D. Webb and S. C. Perrigo. 1984.  Late Cenozoic Vertebrates from Honduras and El Salvador. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 4(2):237-254 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 18736: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras sp.1 Hatcher 1894 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Calippus hondurensis2 Olson and McGrew 1941 horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Borophagus secundus1 VanderHoof 1931 bone-crushing dog
 Ungulata - Camelidae