FHSM VP-2403
Merycoidodontidae (Thorpe, 1923)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Mammalia
Author
Thorpe
Order
Artiodactyla
Year
1923
Family
Merycoidodontidae
Collected by
Sternberg, G.F.
Date Collected
1933-08-01
Identified By
Zakrzewski, R.J.
Date Identified
1976-09-01
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
tooth,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Phillips
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Formation
Ogallala
Member
Zone
Bed
Local Fauna

Chronostratigraphy

Biostratigraphy

Earliest Era
Cenozoic
Latest Era
Cenozoic
Earliest Period
Neogene
Latest Period
Neogene
Earliest Epoch
Miocene
Latest Epoch
Miocene
Earliest Age
Latest Age
Lowest Zone
Highest Zone

Publications (1 of 1)

Martin, L.D., Stewart, J.D. & Whetstone, K.N.. 1980. The origin of birds: Structure of the tarsus and teeth. Auk, 97:86-93