Wilcox Playa (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as UALP 50

Where: Cochise County, Arizona (32.3° N, 109.8° W: paleocoordinates 32.2° N, 109.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• "latest Wisconsinan"

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• none given

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. B. Moodie and T. R. Van Devender. 1978. Fossil box turtles (genus Terrapene) from southern Arizona. Herpetologica 34(2):172-174 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 76068: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 11.11.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• see also Lindsay and Tessman 1974
 Testudines - Emydidae
Terrapene cf. ornata Agassiz 1857 Western box turtle
 Artiodactyla - Camelidae
Camelops sp. Leidy 1854 camel
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp. Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus sp. Brookes 1828 mammoth