Painter Ranch (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as Hennessey

Where: Kingfisher County, Oklahoma (36.1° N, 97.9° W: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 97.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• "Plistocene"

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red claystone

• the bones were "stained red by the coloring iron of the Permian clay, and were covered by a thin layer of it" (Cope 1894)

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Mr. Painter; reposited in the ANSP

• Academy of Natural Sciences collection

•specimens "were in possession of a rancher... Mr. Painter" (Cope 1894)

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1893. A new Plistocene sabre-tooth. American Naturalist 27:896-897 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 93557: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 24.01.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• see Cope 1894 for locality information
 Carnivora - Felidae
"Dinobastis serus n. gen. n. sp." = Homotherium serum
"Dinobastis serus n. gen. n. sp." = Homotherium serum Cope 1893 cat
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
"Elephas columbi" = Mammuthus columbi
"Elephas columbi" = Mammuthus columbi Falconer 1857 Columbian mammoth
"E. primigenius columbii"