Foster Ranch (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Sioux County, Nebraska (42.3° N, 103.5° W: paleocoordinates 43.1° N, 99.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Runningwater Formation, Early/Lower Hemingfordian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone

• fine sandstone above Fe-stained crossbedded sandstone and granitic gravel

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. M. Hunt, Jr. 2003. Intercontinental migration of large mammalian carnivores: earliest occurrence of the Old World beardog Amphicyon (Carnivora, Amphicyonidae) in North America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 279:77-115 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35606: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.12.2003

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Taxonomic list

• only one taxon is reported
 Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
Amphicyon galushai Hunt 2003 bear-dog