Hagerman (HAFO Locality 197 = IMNH Locality 85006) (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Twin Falls County, Idaho (42.8° N, 114.9° W: paleocoordinates 43.0° N, 114.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Glenns Ferry Formation, Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• Below Bed G, dated to 3.79 Ma

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; lithology not reported

• Hagerman’s depositional environment

•is interpreted as low-relief floodplain with little lateral migration

•of lithofacies and with subsidence at approximately the same

•rate as deposition (Powers and Malde, 1961; Bjork, 1970; Malde,

•1972; Lee et al., 1995).

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. A. Prassack. 2016. Lontra weiri, sp. nov., a Pliocene River Otter (Mammalia, Carnivora, Mustelidae, Lutrinae) from the Hagerman Fossil Beds (Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument), Idaho, U.S.A. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(4):e1149075 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189134: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 05.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

• vole, frog and rabbit reported to be present
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Pliopotamys minor" = Ondatra minor, Cosomys primus
"Pliopotamys minor" = Ondatra minor Kretzoi 1955 muskrat
Cosomys primus Wilson 1932 vole
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castor californicus Kellogg 1911 beaver
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Lontra weiri Prassack 2016 otter
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Platygonus pearcei Gazin 1938 peccary
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Hemiauchenia sp. Gervais and Ameghino 1880 camel