Black Butte (UO 2334) (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Malheur County, Oregon (43.6° N, 117.5° W: paleocoordinates 44.2° N, 115.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Juntura Formation, Clarendonian (13.6 - 10.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: J. A. Shotwell and D. E. Russell. 1963. Mammalian fauna of the Upper Juntura formation, the Black Butte local fauna. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 53(1):42-69 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/R. Hulbert]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 18818: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Richard Hulbert

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Taxonomic list

 Phoenicopteriformes - Palaelodidae
Megapaloelodus opsigonus n. sp.2 Brodkorb 1961 flamingo
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Ammospermophilus junturensis1 Shotwell and Russell 1963 antelope squirrel
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Tapiridae indet. Gray 1821 tapir
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Martes sp. Frisch 1775 marten