Ayer Pond (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: San Juan County, Washington (48.6° N, 122.9° W: paleocoordinates 48.6° N, 122.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; peat

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: M. Wilson, S. Kenady and R. Schalk. 2009. Late Pleistocene Bison antiquus from Orcas Island, Washington, and the biogeographic importance of an early postglacial land mammal dispersal corridor from the mainland to Vancouver Island. Quaternary Research 71(1):49-61 [M. Uhen/A. Henshaw]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188667: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Alexandra Henshaw on 11.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bison antiquus Leidy 1852 bison