Vera (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as UM-T1-56, -57, -58

Where: Baylor and Knox County, Texas (33.8° N, 99.5° W: paleocoordinates 33.8° N, 99.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Irvingtonian (1.8 - 0.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. W. Hibbard and W. W. Dalquest. 1966. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 21(1) [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 20560: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• immediately below Lava Creek B volcanic ash (see Rock Creek)
Peromyscus cragini is not actually present: Dalquest and Carpenter 1988
Dalquest and Schultz 1992: second Ondatra sp.; said to be a contaminant by Martin 1996
considered a part of the "Cudahy fauna" sensu lato and removed from the Seymour Fm. by Hibbard 1975
Osteichthyes
 Salientia - Hylidae
Acris cf. crepitans2 Baird 1854 northern cricket frog
UM-T1-58
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Ondatra annectens Brown 1908 muskrat
"Pedomys australis" = Microtus australis5 Martin 1995 vole
Microtus paroperarius Hibbard 1944 vole
Onychomys hollisteri4 Carleton and Eshelman 1979 grasshopper mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Spermophilus sp.1 Cuvier 1825 ground squirrel
 Rodentia - Geomyidae
Geomys tobinensis Hibbard 1944 pocket gopher
 Rodentia - Heteromyidae
Chaetodipus hispidus4 Baird 1858 hispid pocket mouse
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Scalopus aquaticus4 Linnaeus 1758 eastern mole
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex cinereus3 Kerr 1792 cinereus shrew
Blarina cf. brevicauda Say 1823 northern short-tailed shrew
confirmed by Jones et al. 1984
Cryptotis parva3 Say 1823 North American least shrew