Star Valley (USGS M1062) (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Owyhee County, Idaho (43.0° N, 118.0° W: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 115.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the USGS

Primary reference: J. J. Becker and H. G. McDonald. 1998. The Star Valley local fauna (early Hemphillian), southwestern Idaho. Idaho Museum of Natural History Occasional Paper 36:25-49 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 19087: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 13.10.1998

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• almost certainly the same as IMNH 67001, but the authors make no explicit statement to this effect
generically determinate NISP 3
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras sp. Hatcher 1894 rhinoceros
Aphelops cf. malacorhinus Cope 1878 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equidae indet. Gray 1821 horse
assorted postcranials, possibly one individual
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canidae indet. Fischer 1817 canid
 Carnivora - Felidae
Felidae indet. Gray 1821 cat
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelidae indet. Gray 1821 camel
? Alforjas sp. Harrison 1979 camel
based on dental material