Oxford Neck (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Talbot County, Maryland (38.7° N, 76.1° W: paleocoordinates 38.7° N, 75.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by S. R. Harrison; reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1870. Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia, Reptilia and Aves of North America. Part II. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 14:105-235 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 127111: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Margaret Shalap on 25.04.2012, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Panchelydridae
Chelydra serpentina Linnaeus 1758 Common snapping turtle
 Testudines - Panemydidae
"Cistudo eurypygia n. sp." = Terrapene eurypygia
"Cistudo eurypygia n. sp." = Terrapene eurypygia Cope 1870 box turtle
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
"Elephas americanus" = Mammut americanum
"Elephas americanus" = Mammut americanum Kerr 1792 American mastodon
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
"Elephas columbi" = Mammuthus columbi
"Elephas columbi" = Mammuthus columbi Falconer 1857 Columbian mammoth
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Cervus canadensis Erxleben 1777 elk