Crevice Cave (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Perry County, Missouri (37.8° N, 89.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 89.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• "Pleistocene"

Environment/lithology: cave; gravel

• "karst" cave
• "gravel"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Central Missouri State College collection

Primary reference: R. D. Oesch. 1969. Fossil Felidae and Machairondontidae from two Missouri Caves. Journal of Mammalogy 50(2):367-368 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 90752: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.08.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp. Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Carnivora - Felidae
Smilodon sp., "Felis onca" = Panthera onca
Smilodon sp. Lund 1841 saber-toothed cat
"Felis onca" = Panthera onca Linnaeus 1758 jaguar
"F. onca augusta"
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Mammut sp. Blumenbach 1799 mastodon
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus sp. Brookes 1828 mammoth
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelops sp. Leidy 1854 camel
 Ungulata - Bovidae
"Symbos sp." = Bootherium
"Symbos sp." = Bootherium Harlan 1825 antelope