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CA: Kern Co.

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Location of the Maricopa site.Age. Late Wisconsin, with a radiocarbon date of 13,860 BP (Jefferson 1991a). Jefferson (1991a) indicates that it may in part be early Holocene.

Fauna.

Chelonia

Gopherus sp.

Reptilia

Elgaria multicarinatus—Southern Alligator Lizard (Jefferson 1991a)

Gerrhonotus multicarinatus

Phrynosoma coronatum—Coast Horned Lizard (Jefferson 1991a)
Uta stansburiana—Side-blotched Lizard (Jefferson 1991a)
Plestiodon skiltonianus—Western Skink (Jefferson 1991a)

Eumeces skiltonianus

Aspidoscelis tigris—Western Whiptail Lizard

Cnemidophorus tigris

Aves

Anas crecca—Green-winged Teal (Jefferson 1991a)
Anas platyrhynchos—Mallard (Jefferson 1991a)
Anas strepera—Gadwall (Jefferson 1991a)
Meleagris californicus—California Turkey (Jefferson 1991a)
Ciconia maltha—La Brea Stork (Jefferson 1991a)
Nycticorax nycticorax—Black-crowned Night-heron (Jefferson 1991a)
Teratornis merriami—Merriam's Teratorn (Jefferson 1991a)
Gymnogyps californianus—California Condor (Jefferson 1991a)

Gymnogyps amplus

Accipiter cooperii—Cooper's Hawk (Jefferson 1991a)
Aquila chrysaetos—Golden Eagle (Jefferson 1991a)
Buteo jamaicensis—Red-tailed Hawk (Jefferson 1991a)
Buteo swainsoni—Swainson's Hawk (Jefferson 1991a)
Buteogallus fragilis—Fragile Eagle (Jefferson 1991a)
Haliaeetus leucocephalus—Bald Eagle (Jefferson 1991a)
Neogyps errans—Errant Eagle (Jefferson 1991a)
Spizaetus grinnelli—Grinnell's Crested Eagle (Jefferson 1991a)
Grus canadensis—Sandhill Crane (Jefferson 1991a)
Fulica americana—American Coot (Jefferson 1991a)
Charadrius vociferus—Killdeer (Jefferson 1991a)
Calidris alpina—Dunlin (Jefferson 1991a)
Larus canus—Mew Gull (Jefferson 1991a)

Geococcyx californianus—Greater Roadrunner (Jefferson 1991a)
Tyto alba—Barn Owl (Jefferson 1991a)
Asio otus—Long-eared Owl (Jefferson 1991a)
Athene cunicularia—Burrowing Owl (Jefferson 1991a)
Bubo virginianus—Great Horned Owl (Jefferson 1991a)
Otus kennicotti—Western Screech Owl (Jefferson 1991a)
Falco sparverius—American Kestrel (Jefferson 1991a)
Caracara cheriway—Caracara (Jefferson 1991a)

Polyborus plancus

Aphelocoma californica—Western Scrub-jay (Jefferson 1991a)
Corvus corax—Common Raven (Jefferson 1991a)
Turdus migratorius—American Robin (Jefferson 1991a)
Toxostoma redivivum—California Thrasher (Jefferson 1991a)
Bombycilla cedrorum—Cedar Waxwing (Jefferson 1991a)
Agelaius sp.—Blackbirds (Jefferson 1991a)
Zonotrichia leucophrys—White-crowned Sparrow (Jefferson 1991a)
Sturnella neglecta—Western Meadow Lark (Jefferson 1991a)
Cardinalis cardinalis—Northern Cardinal (Jefferson 1991a)
Pheucticus melanocephalus—Black-headed Grosbeak (Jefferson 1991a)

Mammalia

Mammut sp.—Mastodons (Jefferson 1991b)
Dipodomys agilis—Agile Kangaroo Rat (Jefferson 1991b)
Perognathus californicus—California Pocket Mouse (Jefferson 1991b)
Thomomys bottae—Botta's Pocket Gopher (Jefferson 1991b)
Microtus sp.—Voles (Jefferson 1991b)
Peromyscus imperfectus—Imperfect Mouse (Jefferson 1991b)
Reithrodontomys megalotis—Western Harvest Mouse (Jefferson 1991b)
Lepus californicus—Black-tailed Jackrabbit (Jefferson 1991b)
Sylvilagus audubonii—Desert Cottontail (Jefferson 1991b)
Felis/Panthera sp. (large)—Large Cat (Jefferson 1991b)
Panthera atrox—American Lion (Jefferson 1991b)
Smilodon fatalis—Sabertooth (Jefferson 1991b)
Canis dirus—Dire Wolf (Jefferson 1991b)

Canis latrans—Coyote (Jefferson 1991b)
Canis lupus—Gray Wolf (Jefferson 1991b)
Urocyon cinereoargenteus—Gray Fox (Jefferson 1991b)
Vulpes macrotis—Kit Fox (Jefferson 1991b)
Arctodus simus—Giant Short-faced Bear (Jefferson 1991b)
Ursus arctos—Brown Bear (Jefferson 1991b)
Taxidea taxus—American Badger (Jefferson 1991b)
Eguus sp.—Horses (Jefferson 1991b)
Camelops sp.—American Camels (Jefferson 1991b)
Hemiauchenia sp.—American Llamas (Jefferson 1991b)
Antilocapra americana—Pronghorn (Jefferson 1991b)
Capromeryx furcifer—Matthew's Pronghorn (Jefferson 1991b)

Capromeryx minor (Jefferson 1991b)

Bison antiguus—Ancient Bison (Jefferson 1991b: cf.)

Literature. Jefferson 1991a; Jefferson 1991b.

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Last Update: 12 Jan 2014