Niobrara River (coll. Merrill 1865) (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Sheridan County, Nebraska (42.7° N, 102.5° W: paleocoordinates 43.2° N, 99.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Loop Fork Formation, Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Merrill in 1865; reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1875. The Vertebrata of the Cretaceous formations of the west. Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 2:1-303 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 196802: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 08.10.2018

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Toxochelys serrifer n. sp." = Toxochelys latiremis
"Toxochelys serrifer n. sp." = Toxochelys latiremis Cope 1873 turtle
AMNH 1835, partial skull and two peripheral bones