Rock Creek Ovibos site (Pleistocene of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.1° N, 119.0° W: paleocoordinates 49.6° N, 119.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• fossil found on a rock surface beneath a deposit of unconsolidated gravel, about 200' thickness, in a placer mining tunnel

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: glacial; lithology not reported

• "of glacial origin"
• "unconsolidated gravel" bed

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. M. Lambe. 1907. On a tooth of Ovibos, from Pleistocene gravels near Midway, B. C. The Ottawa Naturalist 21:15-18 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34385: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.08.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Ovibos sp. Blainville 1816 muskox