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Poorfarm Cave (Pleistocene to of the United States)

Where: Pocahontas County, West Virginia (38.2° N, 80.1° W: paleocoordinates 38.2° N, 79.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene to Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.1 Ma)

• "Platygonus vetus dates from the early to middle Pleistocene at about 0.4 to 1.5 Ma."

Environment/lithology: cave; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. Grady, R. Garton, and M. G. Homes. 2000. The Pleistocene peccary Platygonus vetus from Poorfarm Cave, Pocahontas County, WV. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 62(1):41 [M. Uhen/M. Shalap/M. Shalap] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 124540: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Margaret Shalap on 18.02.2012

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