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Notes on the Occurrence of the Short-Faced Bear (Arctodus) in Oklahoma

@inproceedings{Puckette1976NotesOT,
  title={Notes on the Occurrence of the Short-Faced Bear (Arctodus) in Oklahoma},
  author={William L. Puckette},
  year={1976}
}
  • W. L. Puckette
  • Published 10 February 1976
  • Geology, Environmental Science
The tooth is excellently preserved and is approaching an advanced state of wear on the occlusal surface. The tooth is deposited at the University of Arkansas Museum, Fayetteville, Arkansas (Accession No. AU 75-839). Two arctodont bears (Arctodus pristinus and A. simus) are recognized currently from the Pleistocene of North America (1, p. 4). A. pristinus, the smaller of the two species, has been identified from deposits of Yarmouth to Illinoian in age. A. simus remains occur in sites of early… 
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