Lower Dome Spring (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Ventura County, California (34.3° N, 119.0° W: paleocoordinates 33.6° N, 114.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: T. S. Kelly and E. B. Lander. 1988. Biostratigraphy and Correlation of Hemingfordian and Barstovian Land Mammal Assemblages, Caliente Formation, Cuyama Valley Area, California. In W. J. M. Bazeley (ed.), Tertiary Tectonics and Sedimentation in the Cuyama Basin, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties, California 1-19 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 19426: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• not clear if other taxa are present
Mammalia
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Hypolagus cf. parviplicatus Dawson 1958 rabbit
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Acritohippus quinni Kelly 1995 horse
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
Brachycrus buwaldi Merriam 1919 oreodont
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Cynorca occidentale Woodburne 1969 peccary
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Miolabis fricki Kelly 1992 camel
Cuyamacamelus jamesi Kelly 1992 camel
Aepycamelus sp. Macdonald 1956 camel
 Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae
Rakomeryx sinclairi Matthew 1918 ruminant
Bouromeryx cf. americanus Douglass 1899 ruminant