Upper West Dry Canyon (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as LACM 5605, 5606

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

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the LACM

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 19597: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Acritohippus quinni3 Kelly 1995 horse
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
Brachycrus buwaldi1 Merriam 1919 oreodont
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Miolabis fricki2 Kelly 1992 camel
Aepycamelus sp. Macdonald 1956 camel