Petite Anse (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Iberia County, Louisiana (29.9° N, 91.9° W: paleocoordinates 29.9° N, 91.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestriallithified

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1896. On Some Plistocene Mammalia from Petite Anse, La. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 34(149):458-468 [M. Uhen/C. Peredo/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 161952: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Carlos Peredo on 16.09.2014

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus fraternus Leidy 1858 horse
"Equus major" = Equus complicatus Leidy 1858 horse
Equus intermedius n. sp. Cope 1895 horse
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
"Mylodon renidens n. sp." = Paramylodon harlani, "Mylodon sulcidens n. sp." = Paramylodon harlani, Mylodon harlanii
"Mylodon renidens n. sp." = Paramylodon harlani Owen 1840 Harlan's ground sloth
"Mylodon sulcidens n. sp." = Paramylodon harlani Owen 1840 Harlan's ground sloth