Raw Hide Buttes (Lower Harrison): Harrisonian, Wyoming

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae
Palaeocastor magnus n. sp. Romer and McCormack 1928
synonym of Fossorcastor fossor
Nannasfiber osmagnus Xu 1996
Xu 1996
recombined as Pseudopalaeocastor osmagnus
"Near Rawhide Buttes, Goshen County... lower Harrison formation"
Euhapsis ellicottae Martin 1987
Xu 1996
"Near Rawhide Buttes, Goshen County... lower Harrison formation"
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae
Anchitherium agatensis (Osborn 1918)
Romer 1926
original and current combination Kalobatippus agatensis
Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae
Aletocyon multicuspus n. sp. Romer and Sutton 1927
Romer and Sutton 1927
recombined as Phlaocyon multicuspus
Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
Promerycochoerus carrikeri Peterson 1907
Schultz and Falkenbach 1949
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Wyoming County:Niobrara
Coordinates: 43.0° North, 104.5° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:43.9° North, 99.4° West
Basis of coordinate:based on political unit
*Period:Tertiary *Epoch:Miocene
Key time interval:Harrisonian
Age range of interval:24.80000 - 20.43000 m.y. ago
* legacy (obsolete) database fields
Lithology and environment
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:some genera
Taxonomic list comments:said to be Converse Co., but records appear to predate change in county lines
thought by Wang et al. 1999 to more likely be in an Upper Harrison equivalent
level unknown: Stenomylus gracilis Frick 1937: "E. of Raw Hide Butte" Menoceras "cooki" Troxell 1921f: "near Rawhide Buttes, Wyoming"
Database number:17821
Authorizer:J. Alroy Enterer:J. Alroy
Research group:vertebrate
Created:1995-03-26 00:00:00 Last modified:2002-06-03 03:27:42
Access level:the public Released:1995-03-26 00:00:00
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

2944. A. S. Romer and J. T. McCormack. 1928. A large Palaeocastor from the Lower Miocene. The American Journal of Science, series 5 15(85):58-60 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]

Secondary references:

6294 J. Alroy. 2002. Synonymies and reidentifications of North American fossil mammals. [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]
6771 W. W. Korth. 2002. Comments on the systematics and classification of the beavers (Rodentia, Castoridae). Journal of Mammalian Evolution 8(4):279-296 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]
2943 A. S. Romer. 1926. A lower Miocene horse, Anchitherium agatense (Osborn). American Journal of Science 212(12):325-355 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]
2945 A. S. Romer and A. H. Sutton. 1927. A new arctoid carnivore from the Lower Miocene. The American Journal of Science, series 5 14(84):459-464 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]
3065 C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1949. Promerycochoerinae, a new subfamily of oreodonts. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 93(3):69-198 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]
3779 X. Xu. 1996. Castoridae. In D. R. Prothero and R. J. Emry (eds.), The Terrestrial Eocene-Oligocene Transition in North America 412-432 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]