Beatty Buttes (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as USGS M1041

Where: Harney County, Oregon (42.7° N, 118.7° W: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 115.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Barstovian (16.0 - 13.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the USGS

Primary reference: R. E. Wallace. 1946. A Miocene Mammalian Fauna from Beatty Buttes, Oregon. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 551(6):113-134 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 18809: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993

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Taxonomic list

• generically determinate NISP about 70
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Aplodontidae
Liodontia cf. alexandrae Furlong 1910 mountain beaver
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Protospermophilus malheurensis2 Gazin 1932 squirrel
 Rodentia - Heteromyidae
Heteromyidae indet.1 Gray 1868 rodent
 Rodentia - Mylagaulidae
Hesperogaulus gazini6 Korth 1999 rodent
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Leporidae indet.3 Fischer de Waldheim 1817 rabbit
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Oreolagus wallacei n. sp.3 Dawson 1965 pika
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Scalopoides cf. ripafodiator4 Hutchison 1968 mole
M1041
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Aphelops sp. Owen 1845 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Acritohippus isonesus1 Cope 1889 horse
Equini indet.1 Quinn 1955 horse
Desmatippus cf. avus1 Marsh 1874 anchitheriine horse
Archaeohippus cf. ultimus Cope 1886 anchitheriine horse
Hypohippus osborni Gidley 1907 anchitheriine horse
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Pseudotrimylus mawbyi7 Repenning 1967 shrew
 Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
Amphicyon frendens Matthew 1924 bear-dog
 Carnivora - Canidae
? Canidae indet. Fischer 1817 canid
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
Ticholeptus zygomaticus5 Cope 1878 oreodont
 Ungulata - Camelidae
? Camelidae indet. Gray 1821 camel
 Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae
Dromomeryx borealis Cope 1877 ruminant
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Merycodontinae indet.1 Matthew 1904 pronghorn