Rhino Skull Quarry (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as UNSM Bn-13

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, J. A. Holman, and X. Xiang-xu. 1987. The Hottell Ranch rhino quarries (basal Ogallala: medial Barstovian), Banner County, Nebraska. Part I: Geologic setting, faunal lists, lower vertebrates. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 25(1):55-69 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/C. VanBuren]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 18343: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1992, edited by Jason Head

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Geochelone indet. Fitzinger 1835 turtle
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras sp. Hatcher 1894 rhinoceros
Peraceras superciliosum Cope 1880 rhinoceros
DUPLICATE REF 781 or 3519
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotherium sp. Burmeister 1837 gomphothere
DUPLICATE REF 781 or 3519
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Aepycamelus sp. Macdonald 1956 camel
DUPLICATE REF 781 or 3519