Saw Rock Canyon (Upper) ( of the United States)

Also known as XI Ranch

Where: Seward County, Kansas (37.1° N, 100.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 100.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: upper Member (Rexroad Formation), Blancan (4.9 - 1.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1944. University of Kansas Science Bulletin 30(10) [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 19923: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• about 20 feet above the main level, which is in the upper Rexroad Fm. at the level of Keefe Canyon; see Hibbard and Riggs 1949
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Hesperoscalops rexroadi2 Hibbard 1941 mole
"from silty clay just below the sandy silt containing Testudo riggsi Hibbard (1944), approximately 60 yards east"
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Mammut americanum1 Kerr 1792 American mastodon