Doeden Gravel Pit (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Custer County, Montana (46.4° N, 105.8° W: paleocoordinates 46.4° N, 105.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Irvingtonian (1.8 - 0.3 Ma)

• said to be Illinoian to Sangamonian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. L. Hill. 2001. Pleistocene mammals of Montana and their geologic context. Museum of the Rockies Occasional Paper 3:127-144 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 20310: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp. Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Arctodus simus Cope 1879 giant short-faced bear
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Megalonyx jeffersonii Desmarest 1822 Jefferson's ground sloth
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Paramylodon harlani Owen 1840 Harlan's ground sloth
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Mammut americanum Kerr 1792 American mastodon
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus columbi Falconer 1857 Columbian mammoth
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelops sp. Leidy 1854 camel
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bison cf. latifrons Harlan 1825 bison
Bootherium sp. Harlan 1825 antelope