"H" Sites (Miocene of the United States)

Where: San Luis Obispo County, California (35.1° N, 120.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.4° N, 115.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Caliente Formation, Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. A. Repenning and J. G. Vedder. 1961. Geologic summary of the Central Valley of California, with reference to disposal of liquid radioactive waste. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 424C(235):C-235-C239 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 19376: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Leporidae indet. Fischer de Waldheim 1817 rabbit
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Dinohippus sp. Quinn 1955 horse
 Carnivora - Felidae
Felidae indet. Gray 1821 cat
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Megalonychidae indet. Gervais 1855 edentate
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelidae indet. Gray 1821 camel
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Texoceros cf. altidens Matthew 1924 pronghorn