Rexroad KU Locality 2 ( of the United States)

Where: Meade County, Kansas (37.2° N, 100.3° W: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 99.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1970. in Dort and Jones [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 19934: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• Rexroad localities s. s. are all from the top 50' of the formation: Frye and Hibbard 1941
SE 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec 22 T 33 S R 29 W
Hibbard 1970c omits several records described in earlier publications for unknown reasons; records found in at least two other papers are included here
specifically, Pratilepus kansasensis, Nekrolagus progressus, and Hypolagus regalis of Hibbard 1941b are omitted in all later papers
"Scalopus sp." of Hibbard 1941b is of uncertain status

"Pliolemmus antiquus" of Hibbard 1941b is omitted in all later faunal lists

"Pliopotamys meadensis" of Hibbard 1937g is actually from Deer Park, see Hibbard 1956a
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Bensonomys eliasi" = Calomys (Bensonomys) eliasi1 Hibbard 1937 mouse
Sigmodon minor1 Gidley 1922 cotton rat
Pliophenacomys primaevus n. sp. Hibbard 1937 mouse
see Hibbard 1937g
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Procastoroides sweeti Barbour and Schultz 1937 beaver
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Notolagus lepusculus Hibbard 1939 rabbit
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Hesperoscalops rexroadi Hibbard 1941 mole
not the type, contra Hibbard 1941a: Hibbard and Riggs 1949
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Nannippus peninsulatus Cope 1885 hipparionine horse
Equus sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex taylori n. sp. Hibbard 1937 long-tailed shrew
see Hibbard 1937g
 Ferae -
Carnivora indet.4 Bowditch 1821 carnivoran
 Carnivora - Mephitidae
Spilogale rexroadi2 Hibbard 1941 skunk
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis lepophagus Johnston 1938 canine
 Carnivora - Felidae
Felinae indet.1 Trouessart 1885 cat
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Platygonus bicalcaratus Cope 1893 peccary
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Antilocapridae indet.3 Gray 1866 pronghorn