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Smith Creek Cave (Pinkish Silt Stratum) (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Millard County, Utah (39.3° N, 114.0° W: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 113.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• age unclear, but possibly Pliocene, because type material of Capricamelus is late Blancan

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Nevada State Museum specimen

Primary reference: D. P. Whistler and S. D. Webb. 2005. New goatlike camelid from the Late Pliocene of Tecopa Lake Basin, California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 503:1-40 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 70126: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.03.2007

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