Red Rock Canyon (LACM 3580) (Neogene of the United States)

Also known as LACM 3580

Where: Kern County, California (35.4° N, 118.0° W: paleocoordinates 35.8° N, 116.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

• "100m above the occurrence of the type in rocks of earliest Hemphillian age"

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. MacConnell; reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: R. H. Tedford, X. Wang, and B. E. Taylor. 2009. Phylogenetic Systematics of the North American Fossil Caninae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 325:1-218 [J. Marcot/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188945: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 21.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Canidae
Metalopex macconnelli Tedford et al. 2009 canine