Ocean Ranch Phase 2A Bone Sands (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as SDSNH locality 5415

Where: San Diego County, California (33.2° N, 117.3° W: paleocoordinates 32.6° N, 105.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: C Member (Santiago Formation), Duchesnean (40.4 - 37.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: "channel"; sandstone

• "sandy channel-deposits"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Tomiya. 2011. A new basal caniform (Mammalia: Carnivora) from the middle Eocene of North America and remarks on the phylogeny of early carnivorans. PLoS ONE 6(9):e24146 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 129887: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 29.06.2012, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Parvicornus occidentalis Mihlbachler and Deméré 2009 brontothere
 Carnivora -
Lycophocyon hutchisoni Tomiya 2011 carnivoran