Rowe Ranch (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as includes Lewis Quarries 1 - 8, 11; Gidley's Three-Toed Horse Quarry; Vaugh Quarry; Leaf Hills 1 -5; Spade Flats; F:AM Whitefish Creek prospects; F:AM Chamberlain Quarries; Gidley Horse Quarry

Where: Donley County, Texas (35.0° N, 100.8° W: paleocoordinates 35.5° N, 98.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Clarendonian (13.6 - 10.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Primary reference: G. E. Schultz. 1990. Stop 14: The Clarendonian faunas of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles. In T. C. Gustavson (ed.), Tertiary and Quaternary stratigraphy and vertebrate paleontology of parts of northwestern Texas and eastern New Mexico; Guidebook - Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin 83-93 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 18355: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1992, edited by Jonathan Marcot and Bethany Allen

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
Kinosternon pannekollops n. sp.3 Bourque 2015 mud turtle
FAM 12778 (holotype) from "Lewis Quarry 7", nearly complete shell of an adult, consisting of the carapace and plastron
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Mylagaulidae
Mylagaulidae indet.1 Cope 1881 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras major Hatcher 1894 rhinoceros
Spade Flats
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hippotherium sp. Kaup 1832 hipparionine horse
JA pers. obs.: "Cormohipparion occidentale"; large, shallow-notch form at Chamberlain's Quarry No. 7
Cormohipparion skinneri n. sp.8 Woodburne 2007 hipparionine horse
Pliohippus fossulatus6 Cope 1893 horse
see also Kelly 1998b, who places this at UCMP V-37026
Calippus martini4 Hesse 1936 horse
pers. commun.
Calippus regulus4 Johnston 1937 horse
pers. commun.
Hypohippus affinis Leidy 1858 anchitheriine horse
 Carnivora - Barbourofelidae
Barbourofelis cf. whitfordi Barbour and Cook 1915 carnivoran
at Rowe Ranch Quarry 7
 Carnivora - Canidae
Cynarctus crucidens1 Barbour and Cook 1914 bone-crushing dog
Aelurodon taxoides Hatcher 1894 bone-crushing dog
said by Wang et al. 1999 to be from "White Fish Creek... Quarry 7"; "Quarry 4"; and "Hill top west of California Quarry"
Epicyon saevus2 Leidy 1858 bone-crushing dog
Whitefish Creek Quarry 1; confirmed by Wang et al. 1999, who add records at "Whitefish Creek, Quarry 7" and "Lewis Place, Location 5, Quarry 2"
Epicyon haydeni7 Leidy 1858 bone-crushing dog
"White Fish Creek... Quarry 1"
Carpocyon robustus7 Green 1948 bone-crushing dog
"Quarry 1, Spade Flats"
Paratomarctus euthos1 McGrew 1935 bone-crushing dog
 Proboscidea - Proboscidea
Proboscidea indet.1 proboscidean
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
"Merychyus novomexicanus" = Ustatochoerus medius novomexicanus1
"Merychyus novomexicanus" = Ustatochoerus medius novomexicanus1 Frick 1929 oreodont
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Tayassuinae indet.1 Palmer 1897 peccary
 Ungulata - Protoceratidae
Synthetoceras tricornatus5 Stirton 1932 protoceratid