Old Crow River site 14N (Pleistocene to of Canada)

Where: Yukon, Canada (67.9° N, 139.8° W: paleocoordinates 67.8° N, 139.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Pleistocene to Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Five C14 dates on mammal bone from this site range from 22 to36 Ka (Harington, 1978), but the presence of the giant pika (Ochotona cf. whartoni) and Olyor horse (Equus cf. verae) and Xenocyon lycaonoides indicates the presence of an older fauna of medial Pleistocene age.

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. H. Tedford, X. Wang, and B. E. Taylor. 2009. Phylogenetic Systematics of the North American Fossil Caninae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 325:1-218 [J. Marcot/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 159681: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 06.08.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Ochotona cf. whartoni Guthrie and Matthews 1971 pika
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
 Carnivora - Canidae
Xenocyon lycaonoides Kretzoi 1938 canine