Don Valley Brickyard (Pleistocene of Canada)

Where: Ontario, Canada (43.8° N, 79.3° W: paleocoordinates 43.8° N, 79.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Don Beds Formation, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: N. Eyles and N. E. Williams. 1992. Geological Society of America Special Paper 270 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 20587: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995

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Taxonomic list

• said to be "18O stage 5"
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Marmota sp. Frisch 1775 marmot
"woodchuck... Marmota arctos" (no such species exists)
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castoroides ohioensis Foster 1838 giant beaver
 Proboscidea - Proboscidea
Proboscidea indet. proboscidean
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bison sp. Hamilton-Smith 1827 bison
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Odocoileus virginianus Zimmermann 1780 white-tailed deer