Courtney Pit (Neogene of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (51.5° N, 112.3° W: paleocoordinates 51.9° N, 110.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Late/Upper Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

• said to be late Hemphillian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: J. A. Burns and R. R. Young. 1988. Occasional Papers of the Tyrell Museum of Paleotology 9 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 18757: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castoridae indet. Gray 1821 beaver
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
? Hypolagus gidleyi White 1988 rabbit
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equidae indet. Gray 1821 horse
Nannippus lenticularis Cope 1893 hipparionine horse
Neohipparion eurystyle Cope 1893 hipparionine horse
Dinohippus leidyanus Osborn 1918 horse
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Plesiogulo cf. marshalli Martin 1928 mustelid carnivore
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelidae indet. Gray 1821 camel
cf. Megatylopus sp. Matthew and Cook 1909 camel
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Neotragocerus sp. Matthew and Cook 1909 antelope