Bender ( of the United States)

Where: Meade County, Kansas (37.2° N, 100.3° W: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 99.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Rexroad Formation, Blancan (4.9 - 1.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1960. An interpretation of Pliocene and Pleistocene climates in North America. Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, Annual Report 62:5-30 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 19925: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• above the "massive caliche bed" but below the Ballard Fm.
no associated vertebrates were known to Taylor 1960
Aves
 Pelecaniformes - Ardeidae
Egretta sp.3 Forster 1817 egret
"moderate to large size"
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Sigmodon minor1 Gidley 1922 cotton rat
Pliolemmus antiquus2 Hibbard 1937 mouse
Ogmodontomys poaphagus5 Hibbard 1941 mouse
Locality 1c and UM-K2-57
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis ferox4 Miller and Carranza-Castaneda 1998 canine