Agate (Oxydactylus campestris type locality) ( of the United States)

Where: Sioux County, Nebraska (42.4° N, 103.8° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 98.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Harrison Formation, Harrisonian (24.8 - 20.4 Ma)

• "Lower Harrison Beds"

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• "It had apparently been washed into a heap while the muscles still held the bones together, for it is literally tied in knots."

Collected by H. C. Cook in 1906

Primary reference: H. J. Cook. 1909. Notice of a new camel from the Lower Miocene of Nebraska. American Naturalist 43:188-189 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188963: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 22.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ungulata - Camelidae
Oxydactylus campestris n. sp. Cook 1909 camel