Green Hills Quarry (Miocene of the United States)

Where: San Bernardino County, California (34.8° N, 117.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.1° N, 112.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Member (Barstow Formation), Barstovian (16.0 - 13.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

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

PaleoDB collection 19356: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 19.05.2000, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• shown in Fig. 4 of Kelly and Lander 1988 between Oreodont and Camp quarries in the Barstow section, i.e., in the Green Hills fauna sensu Woodburne et al. 1990
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Aphelops megalodus5 Cope 1873 rhinoceros
"Lower Green Hills"
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Acritohippus stylodontus3 Lewis 1968 horse
Supplemental Table S1
Anchitheriinae indet.1 Leidy 1869 anchitheriine horse
"north end of formation, layer #3, Green Hills, 1928, probably upper member."; "Hypohippus or Megahippus undifferentiated"
 Carnivora - Canidae
Leptocyon leidyi7 Tedford et al. 2009 canine
Microtomarctus conferta Matthew 1918 bone-crushing dog
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
Brachycrus laticeps2 Douglass 1900 oreodont
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Hesperhys vagrans6 Douglass 1903 peccary
F:AM 143837
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Michenia mudhillsensis4 Pagnac 2005 camel
Occurrence listed as "Green Hills Division Fauna"