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NM: Socorro Co.: 34°11 'N, 106°55'W; 1423 m.


Location of the Lemitar site.Age. Pleistocene (Morgan and Lucas 2005).

General Description. Gravel pit 2 km northwest of Lemitar and 3 km west of Rio Grande (Morgan and Lucas 2005).

Discussion. Morgan et al. (2009) note that assignment of the horse specimen to this site is not definite, though circumstantial evidence renders it likely. The identification of the horse earlier was listed as E. niobrarensis.


Mammut americanum—American Mastodont (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Equus scotti—Scott's Horse (Morgan et al. 2009: cf.)

Literature. Morgan and Lucas 2005; Morgan et al. 2009.


Last Update: 7 Jul 2010