Asphalto Number 2 ( of the United States)

Also known as UCMP 4096; UCMP V-78041; McKittrick

Where: Kern County, California (35.3° N, 118.5° W: paleocoordinates 35.3° N, 117.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: ? Tulare Formation, Blancan (4.9 - 1.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. T. Jefferson. 1991. The Camp Cady local fauna; stratigraphy and paleontology of the Lake Manix Basin. San Bernardino County Museum Association Quarterly 38(3):93-99 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 19663: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 07.06.1994, edited by Jonathan Marcot and Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

• original list given by Matthew and Stirton 1930a
"? Blancan and or in part Irvingtonian and Rancholabrean"; "probably Blancan" according to Kurten and Anderson 1980
"Platygonus sp." is listed by Matthew and Stirton 1930a but omitted by Jefferson
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Equus occidentalis" = Equus (Dolichohippus) simplicidens
"Equus occidentalis" = Equus (Dolichohippus) simplicidens Cope 1892 horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Borophagus diversidens1 Cope 1892 bone-crushing dog
 Carnivora - Felidae
Homotherium sp.1 Fabrini 1890 cat
Puma concolor1 Linnaeus 1771 puma
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Mammut pacificus2 Dooley et al. 2019 mastodon
 Ungulata - Camelidae
"Lama stevensi n. sp." = Hemiauchenia macrocephala3
"Lama stevensi n. sp." = Hemiauchenia macrocephala3 Cope 1893 camel