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Age. Mid Wisconsin. 14C date of >30 kya (A-1100) on juniper twigs (Van Devender and King (1971).
General Description. This is Artillery Mountains #3 of Mead et al. (2005). Van Devender and King (1971): Woodrat midden about 3 km northwest of Artillery Mountains A. Present vegetation is Sonoran Desert with some intermixed Mojave Desert elements. Dominant plant fossil plant material consisted of Utah Juniper (Juniperus osteosperma) and Singleleaf Pinyon (Pinus monophylla.
Masticophis sp.—Coachwhips (Van Devender and Mead 1978)
Neotoma devia/lepida—Desert Woodrat (Van Devender and King (1971)
Sylvilagus sp.—Cottontail (Van Devender and King (1971)
Literature. Van Devender and King 1971; Van Devender and Mead 1978.
Last Update: 25 Jan 2013