Oligocene Ruminant (Leptomeryx) Jaw Section

This is a jaw section containing a beautiful sequence of 4 teeth from the Oligocene ruminant Leptomeryx evansi. They were small hornless mammals related to modern antelopes. It comes from the Brule Formation in Nebraska making it around 30-34 million years old.

This specimen as was collected, prepared and identified by the Black Hills Institute.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Leptomeryx evansi
LOCATION
Sioux County, Nebraska
FORMATION
Brule Formation, Orella Member
SIZE
1.23" long
CATEGORY
ITEM
#10561
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