Hottell Ranch Horse Quarry (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as UNSM Bn-11

Where: Banner County, Nebraska (41.5° N, 103.8° W: paleocoordinates 42.1° N, 100.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Barstovian (16.0 - 13.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UNSM

Primary reference: M. R. Voorhies. 1990. Vertebrate biostratigraphy of the Ogallala Group in Nebraska. In T. C. Gustavson (ed.), Geologic Framework and Regional Hydrology: Upper Cenozoic Blackwater Draw and Ogallala Formations, Great Plains 115-151 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 18206: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1992, edited by Jason Head

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• replaces original list of Voorhies et al. 1987
Actinopteri
 Siluriformes - Ictaluridae
Ictalurus indet.4 Rafinesque 1820 catfish
Osteichthyes
 Salientia - Ranidae
Rana pipiens4 Schreber 1782 Northern leopard frog
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Geochelone indet.4 Fitzinger 1835 turtle
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Emydinae indet.4 Rafinesque 1815 turtle
 Squamata - Colubridae
Elaphe nebraskensis4 Holman 1964 colubrid snake
Thamnophis indet.4 Fitzinger 1843 garter snake
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Copemys niobrariensis" = Copemys longidens
"Copemys niobrariensis" = Copemys longidens Hall 1930 mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Sciuridae indet. Gray 1821 squirrel
 Rodentia - Heteromyidae
Cupidinimus nebraskensis Wood 1935 rodent
Perognathus trojectioansrum Korth 1979 pocket mouse
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Eucastor tortus Leidy 1858 beaver
 Rodentia - Mylagaulidae
Mylagaulidae indet.2 Cope 1881 rodent
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Megasminthus tiheni Klingener 1966 jumping mouse
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
"Teleoceras minor" = Teleoceras meridianum3 Leidy 1865 rhinoceros
Peraceras cf. superciliosum1 Cope 1880 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Merychippus cf. insignis Leidy 1856 horse
Hipparionini indet.1 Quinn 1955 hipparionine horse
Pliohippus mirabilis Leidy 1858 horse
Protohippus perditus Leidy 1858 horse
Calippus placidus Leidy 1869 horse
Parahippus cognatus Leidy 1858 anchitheriine horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Aelurodon ferox Leidy 1858 bone-crushing dog
Carpocyon sp. Webb 1969 bone-crushing dog
not discussed by Wang et al. 1999
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Gomphotherium cf. willistoni" = Tetrabelodon osborni1
"Gomphotherium cf. willistoni" = Tetrabelodon osborni1 Barbour 1916 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
Merychyus sp.1 Leidy 1858 oreodont
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Prosthennops xiphodonticus1 Barbour 1925 peccary
 Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae
Procranioceras skinneri1 Frick 1937 ruminant
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Merycodus warreni Leidy 1858 pronghorn
Ramoceros cf. osborni Matthew 1904 pronghorn