West of Bonner Springs: Late/Upper Pleistocene, Kansas
collected by Stanley Rasmussen 1984

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae
Castoroides sp. Foster 1838
see common names

Geography
Country:United States State/province:Kansas County:Wyandotte
Coordinates: 39.1° North, 94.9° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:39.1° North, 94.9° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:small collection
Time
Period:Quaternary Epoch:Pleistocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Late/Upper Pleistocene
Age range of interval:0.12600 - 0.01170 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy
Stratigraphy comments: "late Wisconsinan"
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: "siliciclastic"
Environment:fluvial indet.
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:surface (float),survey of museum collection
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Collectors:Stanley Rasmussen Collection dates:1984
Collection method comments: specimen apparently not reposited in a museum collection
Metadata
Database number:83076
Authorizer:J. Alroy Enterer:J. Alroy
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2008-08-06 20:11:55 Last modified:2008-08-06 23:11:55
Access level:the public Released:2008-08-06 20:11:55
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

27905. J. B. Slowinski. 1989. A Castoroides ulna from the Kansas River. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 92(1/2):113-115 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]