Super Sand Company Pit (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Sedgwick County, Kansas (37.7° N, 97.4° W: paleocoordinates 37.7° N, 97.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial; siliciclastic sediments

• no details given

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying

Primary reference: R. A. Rogers and L. D. Martin. 1985. Early Projectile Points and Pleistocene Fauna from Sandpits near Wichita, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 88(1/2):46-50 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 83073: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 06.08.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp. Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Megalonyx jeffersonii Desmarest 1822 Jefferson's ground sloth
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus sp. Brookes 1828 mammoth
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelops sp. Leidy 1854 camel
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bison antiquus Leidy 1852 bison
Bison bison Linnaeus 1758 American bison