Cragin Quarry General (Cragin collection) (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Meade County, Kansas (37.2° N, 100.3° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 100.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Meade Formation, Irvingtonian (1.8 - 0.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gravel

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Cragin in 1906; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: O. P. Hay. 1917. On a collection of fossil vertebrates made by Dr. F W Cragin in the Equus beds of Kansas. The Kansas University Science Bulletin 10(4):39-51 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191915: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 22.02.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Testudo equicomes n. sp." = Geochelone (Hesperotestudo) equicomes
"Testudo equicomes n. sp." = Geochelone (Hesperotestudo) equicomes Hay 1917 turtle
USNM 10944 (holotype), a right epiplastron and right hypoplastron (Hay 1917, pls. 1.1–3, 3.1)
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Hipparion cragini n. sp." = Nannippus peninsulatus, Equus complicatus, Equus leidyi
"Hipparion cragini n. sp." = Nannippus peninsulatus Cope 1885 hipparionine horse
Equus complicatus Leidy 1858 horse
Equus leidyi Hay 1913 horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
 Carnivora - Felidae
Felidae indet. Gray 1821 cat
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
"Mylodon harlani" = Paramylodon harlani
"Mylodon harlani" = Paramylodon harlani Owen 1840 Harlan's ground sloth
 Ungulata - Camelidae
"Camelops huerfanensis" = Camelops hesternus
"Camelops huerfanensis" = Camelops hesternus Leidy 1873 camel