City of Canyon (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Randall County, Texas (35.0° N, 101.9° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 101.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• fossiliferous bed was "9 to 10 feet deep" below the surface

•no details about geological age are given

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; white claystone

• "a white clay bed"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1963

Collection methods: quarrying

• material is in the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

Primary reference: W. W. Dalquest and J. T. Hughes. 1965. The Pleistocene horse, Equus conversidens. American Midland Naturalist 74(2):408-417 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 82995: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus conversidens Owen 1869 horse