Red Rock Canyon (general) (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Kern County, California (35.4° N, 118.0° W: paleocoordinates 36.0° N, 115.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Dove Spring Formation (Ricardo Group), Late/Upper Clarendonian (13.6 - 10.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: R. A. Stirton and V. L. VanderHoof. 1933. Osteoborus, a New Genus of Dogs, and Its Relations to Borophagus Cope. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 23(4):175-181 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188947: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 21.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Canidae
"Osteoborus ricardoensis n. sp." = Epicyon haydeni
"Osteoborus ricardoensis n. sp." = Epicyon haydeni Leidy 1858 bone-crushing dog