Allocyon, a new canid genus from the John Day beds of Oregon

by Charles Warren Merriam

Publisher: University of California Press in Berkeley, CA

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  • Allocyon.

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Get this from a library. Allocyon, a new canid genus from the John Day beds of Oregon. [Charles Warren Merriam]. Allocyon loganensis is the only known species of the genus. The only known specimen of Allocyon is an associated skull and right lower jaw which was collected in from the Logan Butte reigion of Oregon.

It was described a decade later in a book by Charles W. Merriam titled "Allocyon, a New Canid Genus from the John Day Beds of Oregon.".

Allocyon, a new canid. genus from the John Day Beds of Oregon: University of California Publications, Geologi-cal Sciences, v. 19, p. – Revised Chronostratigraphy and Biostratigraphy of the John Day Formation (Turtle Cove and Kimberly Members), Oregon, with Implications for Updated Calibration of the Arikareean North American Land.

Abstract Although the Arikareean North American land mammal age was first typified in the Great Plains, the succession there contains significant unconformities, a generally poor magnetic record, relatively sparse radioisotopic calibration, and a major faunal hiatus.

In the John Day Valley of central Oregon, however, is a thick, remarkably complete sequence of Oligocene through early Miocene Cited by: Full text of "Proceedings of the San Diego Society of Natural History" See other formats.

He died in in Columbus. John Merriam's and trips to the John Day Basin from Berkeley resulted in a plant collection submitted to Frank Knowlton of the Smithsonian Museum.

Knowlton himself visited here in the summer of and his Fossil Flora of the John Day Basin, Oregon,provided a relatively complete list of Mascall plants. Cen- "Miocene" inthey recognized only three land mammal tral Oregon was blanketed by hundreds of meters of volcaniclastics "ages" - the Arikareean, Hemingfordian, and Barstovian (thought of the late Oligocene-early Miocene John Day Formation (Fisher to be early, middle, and late Miocene, respectively) (Figure ).

and Rensberger, ). THE SOCIETY OF VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY RECOGNITION OF MAJOR DONORS The following people have made substantial donations to SVP funding initiatives from June 7,through J.

Samuels PALEOSOL-BASED NICHES OF OLIGOCENE MAMMALS FROM THE JOHN DAY FORMATION OF OREGON 60 Features unique to the new genus include: molar.

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