Nambe (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Santa Fe County, New Mexico (35.5° N, 106.2° W: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 103.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Nambe Member (Tesuque Formation), Barstovian (16.0 - 13.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: R. H. Tedford. 1981. Mammalian biochronology of the late Cenozoic basins of New Mexico. Geological Society America Bulletin 92 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 19449: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• underlies Skull Ridge Mbr.
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Aphelops sp. Owen 1845 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Acritohippus isonesus1 Cope 1889 horse
Protohippus sp. Leidy 1858 horse
Archaeohippus sp. Gidley 1906 anchitheriine horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Paracynarctus cf. kelloggi3 Merriam 1911 bone-crushing dog
Microtomarctus conferta4 Matthew 1918 bone-crushing dog
"north side of fault block south of Santa Cruz River drainage, 35 ft below No. 1 White Ash"
Protomarctus optatus1 Matthew 1924 bone-crushing dog
Cynarctoides acridens4 Barbour and Cook 1914 bone-crushing dog
"South of Santa Cruz River, 50 ft below the Nambe White Ash Stratum, Nambe Member... Santa Fe County"
 Carnivora - Felidae
Pseudaelurus validus n. sp.2 Rothwell 2001 cat
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Michenia sp.3 Frick and Taylor 1971 camel
Paramiolabis sp.3 Kelly 1992 camel
Nothotylopus sp.3 Patton 1969 camel
Aepycamelus sp.3 Macdonald 1956 camel