Newport, Nye Formation ( of the United States)

Where: Lincoln County, Oregon (44.7° N, 124.1° W: paleocoordinates 44.4° N, 116.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ar3/4-He1 mammal zone, Nye Formation, Arikareean to Arikareean (30.8 - 16.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: D. P. Domning. 2008. Desmostylia. In C. M. Janis, G. F. Gunnell, M. D. Uhen (eds.), Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America, Volume II 640-645 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 90464: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 27.07.2009

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian