Hat Creek Store (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Niobrara County, Wyoming (43.0° N, 104.5° W: paleocoordinates 44.2° N, 96.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Orellan (33.9 - 33.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: X. Wang. 1994. Phylogenetic systematics of the Hesperocyoninae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 221:1-207 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 17118: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.10.1995

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Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Canidae
Hesperocyon gregarius Cope 1873 canid
5 mi N and 1 mi E of Hat Creek Store, "above (?) P.W.L."
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
Miniochoerus affinis Leidy 1869 oreodont
5 mi NE of Hat Creek Store; includes their "Platyochoerus platycephalus" from 5 mi NE of Hat Creek Store