Smiths Valley (UCMP V-4715) (Neogene of the United States)

Where: Lyon County, Nevada (39.0° N, 119.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.4° N, 117.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1959. The Middle Pliocene Mammalian Fauna from Smiths Valley, Nevada. Journal of Paleontology 33(5):872-887 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 19060: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Dinohippus cf. spectans" = Pliohippus spectans1
"Dinohippus cf. spectans" = Pliohippus spectans1 Cope 1880 horse
 Carnivora - Barbourofelidae
Barbourofelis fricki2 Schultz et al. 1970 carnivoran
Smith Valley Fauna. Specimen is from UCMP, so I'm presuming the UCMP locality