San Ildefonso Pueblo (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Santa Fe County, New Mexico (35.5° N, 106.2° W: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 103.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: S. G. Lucas and R. M. Schoch. 1982. Duchesneodus, a New Name for Some Titanotheres (Perissodactyla, Brontotheriidae) from the Late Eocene of Western North America. Journal of Paleontology 56(4):1018-1023 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 19531: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Jonathan Marcot and Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

• Cope collection of 1874; same region as F:AM Pojoaque Bluffs sites, see Tedford and Barghoorn 1993, p. 164
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo undata n. sp.2 Cope 1875 turtle
USNM 2126 (holotype), posterior peripherals and pygal
Testudo klettiana n. sp.2 Cope 1875 turtle
USNM 2127 (holotype), a pygal plate
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Mylagaulidae
Notogaulus minor5 Korth 2013 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras brachyrhinum6 Prothero 2005 rhinoceros
Peraceras superciliosum6 Cope 1880 rhinoceros
Peraceras profectum6 Matthew 1899 rhinoceros
Aphelops malacorhinus Cope 1878 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Hipparion sanfondensis n. sp." = Merychippus coloradense3, Equini indet.
"Hipparion sanfondensis n. sp." = Merychippus coloradense3 Osborn 1918 horse
"the partial maxillary series from the San Ildefonso area, refm-red by Cope to Hypotherium speciosum Leidy."
Equini indet. Quinn 1955 horse
"cf. Pliohippus"
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Ursidae indet.1 Gray 1825 bear
 Carnivora - Canidae
Leptocyon vafer7 Leidy 1858 canine
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotherium sp. Burmeister 1837 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Cosoryx ilfonsensis n. sp.4 Frick 1937 pronghorn
F:AM 31435