Abiquiu Dam (Pleistocene to of the United States)

Where: Rio Arriba County, New Mexico (36.2° N, 106.4° W: paleocoordinates 36.3° N, 106.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene to Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• fossils in general from this locality are of "Pleistocene or early Recent aspect"

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MCZ

Collection methods: salvage,

• salvaged from "massive valley-floor excavations for a dam" and "saved through the interest" of W. H. Carr

Primary reference: G. G. Simpson. 1963. A new record of Euceratherium or Preptoceras (extinct Bovidae) in New Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy 44(4):583-584 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 93255: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 10.01.2010

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Taxonomic list

• other taxa are definitely present
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Euceratherium collinum Furlong and Sinclair 1904 shrub ox