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Perico Creek

NM: Union Co.: 36°22'N, 103°04'W; 1426 m.


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

General Description. North side of Perico Creek on Kiowa National Grassland, about 15 km southeast of Clayton and 2 km west of the Texas line (Morgan and Lucas 2005).


Mammuthus sp.—Mammoths (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Spermophile Ground Squirrel—Spermophile Ground Squirrel (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Geomys bursarius—Plains Pocket Gopher (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Microtus sp.—Vole (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Ondatra zibethicus—Common Muskrat (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Equus niobrarensis—Niobrara Horse (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Platygonus compressus—Flat-headed Peccary (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Camelops hesternus—Yesterday's Camel (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Odocoileus sp.—Deer (Morgan and Lucas 2005) (?)
Capromeryx furcifer—Matthew's Pronghorn (Morgan and Lucas 2005) (?)

Literature. Morgan and Lucas 2005.


Last Update: 5 Aug 2011