Basuchil (Miocene of Mexico)

Where: Chihuahua, Mexico (28.5° N, 107.3° W: paleocoordinates 29.1° N, 104.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: E. H. Lindsay. 1984. Late Cenozoic Mammals from Northwestern Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 4(2):208-215 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 18714: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Spermophilus shotwelli Black 1963 ground squirrel
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Nannippus cf. aztecus Mooser 1968 hipparionine horse
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Mustelidae indet. Fischer 1817 mustelid carnivore
 Carnivora - Canidae
Borophagus sp. Cope 1892 bone-crushing dog
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotheriidae indet. Hay 1922 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Tayassuidae indet. Palmer 1897 peccary
 Ungulata - Camelidae
? Megatylopus sp. Matthew and Cook 1909 camel