Black Butte (UO 2335) (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Malheur County, Oregon (43.6° N, 117.5° W: paleocoordinates 44.3° N, 114.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Juntura Formation, Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 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

PaleoDB collection 18819: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Richard Hulbert and Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

Aves
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Eremochen russelli n. gen. n. sp.1 Brodkorb 1961 goose
Ocyplonessa shotwelli1 Brodkorb 1961 merganser
Mammalia
 Carnivora - Canidae
Carpocyon sp.2 Webb 1969 bone-crushing dog