Sharps (SDSM V-5341) (Oligocene of the United States)

Also known as LACM 2004

Where: Shannon County, South Dakota (43.3° N, 102.5° W: paleocoordinates 44.1° N, 95.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: middle Member (Sharps Formation), Geringian (30.8 - 26.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the SDSM

Primary reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1970. Review of the Miocene Wounded Knee faunas of southwestern South Dakota. Bulletin of the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Science 8:165-82 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/C. Bell]more details

PaleoDB collection 17621: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995

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Taxonomic list

• status unclear: Desmocyon thomsoni Wang et al. 1999: new specimen from "Rosebud Formation" at SDSM V-5341, no details given
NISP 4 (including est. 1 Palaeocastor)
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Palaeocastor peninsulatus3 Cope 1881 beaver
presumably "P. nebrascensis"
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Palaeolagus philoi Dawson 1958 rabbit
 Carnivora - Canidae
Cynarctoides roii2 Macdonald 1963 bone-crushing dog
 Ungulata - Hypertragulidae
Nanotragulus loomisi1 Lull 1922 ruminant