Middle Miocene carnivorans from the Monarch Mill Formation, Nevada

@article{Smith2014MiddleMC,
  title={Middle Miocene carnivorans from the Monarch Mill Formation, Nevada},
  author={Kent S. Smith and N. Czaplewski and R. Cifelli},
  journal={Acta Palaeontologica Polonica},
  year={2014},
  volume={61},
  pages={231 - 252}
}
The lowest part of the Monarch Mill Formation in the Middlegate basin, west-central Nevada, has yielded a middle Miocene (Barstovian Land Mammal Age) vertebrate assemblage, the Eastgate local fauna. Paleobotanical evidence from nearby, nearly contemporaneous fossil leaf assemblages indicates that the Middle Miocene vegetation in the area was mixed coniferous and hardwood forest and chaparral-sclerophyllous shrubland, and suggests that the area had been uplifted to 2700–2800 m paleoaltitude… Expand
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