Potato Creek (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Jackson County, South Dakota (43.5° N, 101.9° W: paleocoordinates 44.2° N, 98.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: "Lower Rosebud" Beds Formation, Hemingfordian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: A. E. Wood. 1935. Two new genera of cricetid rodents from the Miocene of western United States. American Museum Novitates 789 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 17981: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002

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Taxonomic list

• not in the Wounded Knee field area, and no other fauna reported
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Schaubeumys grangeri n. sp. Wood 1935 jumping mouse