City of Canyon: Pleistocene, Texas
collected 1963

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus conversidens Owen 1869
(12 measurements)
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Texas County:Randall
Coordinates: 35.0° North, 101.9° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:35.0° North, 101.7° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Quaternary Epoch:Pleistocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Pleistocene
Age range of interval:2.58800 - 0.01170 m.y. ago
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: fossiliferous bed was "9 to 10 feet deep" below the surface
no details about geological age are given
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:white claystone
Lithology description: "a white clay bed"
Environment:fluvial-lacustrine indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Articulated whole bodies:some
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:selective quarrying
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection dates:January 1963
Collection method comments: material is in the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Database number:82995
Authorizer:J. Alroy Enterer:J. Alroy
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2008-08-05 14:57:09 Last modified:2008-08-05 17:57:09
Access level:the public Released:2008-08-05 14:57:09
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

4022. W. W. Dalquest and J. T. Hughes. 1965. The Pleistocene horse, Equus conversidens. American Midland Naturalist 74(2):408-417 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]