Cunningham Hill (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as UWBM loc. 236; KUVP loc. WYO 84

Where: Teton County, Wyoming (43.9° N, 110.8° W: paleocoordinates 44.6° N, 107.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Unit "O" = +- 69 Member (Colter Formation), Barstovian (16.0 - 13.6 Ma)

• said to be late Barstovian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: A. D. Barnosky. 1986. Arikareean, Hemingfordian, and Barstovian Mammals From the Miocene Colter Formation, Jackson Hole, Teton County, Wyoming. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 26:1-69 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 18868: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Copemys niobrariensis" = Copemys longidens
"Copemys niobrariensis" = Copemys longidens Hall 1930 mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Tamias cf. ateles Hall 1930 chipmunk
 Rodentia -
Geomyoidea indet.1 Bonaparte 1845 rodent
 Rodentia - Eomyidae
Pseudotheridomys cf. pagei Shotwell 1967 rodent
 Rodentia - Geomyidae
Parapliosaccomys transversus1 Barnosky 1986 pocket gopher
Mojavemys magnumarcus Barnosky 1986 pocket gopher
 Rodentia - Heteromyidae
Cupidinimus whitlocki2 Barnosky 1986 rodent
Mioheteromys amplissimus3 Korth 1997 rodent
Perognathus furlongi Gazin 1930 pocket mouse
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Monosaulax cf. curtus Matthew and Cook 1909 beaver
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Zapodidae indet.1 Coues 1875 jumping mouse
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Oreolagus colteri Barnosky 1986 pika
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Scalopini indet. Dobson 1883 mole
Scalopoides sp. Wilson 1960 mole
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equinae indet. Steinmann and Döderlein 1890 horse
"Merychippus" sp.; comparisons are to virtually everything
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Merycodontinae indet.1 Matthew 1904 pronghorn