Harleyville (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Dorchester County, South Carolina (33.2° N, 80.4° W: paleocoordinates 33.2° N, 80.2° W)

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gravel

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. Knight. 2005. Dining in the Pleistocene; who's on the menu?. Geology 33(8):649-652 [M. Uhen/S. Alam]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 152904: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Shahed Alam on 03.12.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
"Tapirus veroensis" = Tapirus (Helicotapirus) veroensis
"Tapirus veroensis" = Tapirus (Helicotapirus) veroensis Sellards 1918 tapir
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp. Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis armbrusteri Gidley 1913 canine
 Carnivora - Felidae
Smilodon fatalis Leidy 1868 saber-toothed cat
Miracinonyx inexpectatus Cope 1895 American cheetah
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
"Megalonyx jeffersoni" = Megalonyx jeffersonii
"Megalonyx jeffersoni" = Megalonyx jeffersonii Desmarest 1822 Jefferson's ground sloth
 Ungulata - Camelidae
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Odocoileus virginianus Zimmermann 1780 white-tailed deer