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Kartchner Caverns State Park

AZ: Cochise Co., 1430 m


WillcoxAge. Mid Wisconsin (Carpenter and Mead 2003). Sloth remains were dated at ca. 85 ka (Hill 1999) and Myotis velifer remains at ca. 50-45 ka (Buecher and Sidner 1999).

General Description. An extensive cavern system at the base of the Whetstone Mountains in the San Pedro Valley (Carpenter and Mead 2003).


Geococcyx californianus conklingi—Conkling's Greater Roadrunner (Carpenter and Mead 2003)
Nothrotheriops shastensis—Shasta Ground Sloth (McDonald and Jefferson 2008)
Myotis velifer—Cave Myotis (Buecher and Sidner 1999)
Equus sp.—Horses (Carpenter and Mead 2003)

Literature. Buecher and Sidner 1999; Carpenter and Mead 2003; Hill 1999.


Last Update: 26 Apr 2014