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Whipple Mountains Midden

San Bernardino Co.


Location of Whipple Mountains

Age. Late Wisconsin/Holocene, with 14C dates 10,430 ± 170 and 9,980 ± 180 yr BP (Jefferson 1991a).

Description. Whipple Mountains, woodrat midden (Jefferson 1991a).


Hypsiglena chlorophaea—Desert Nightsnake (Jefferson 1991a)

Hypsiglena torquata. The species has been split into several species; it's assigned here to H. chlorophaea solely on the basis of present distribution.

Chaetodipus/Perognathus—Spiny or Silky Pocket Mice (Jefferson 1991b)

Perognathus sp.

Peromyscus sp.—Deer Mice (Jefferson 1991b)

Literature. Jefferson 1991a; Jefferson 1991b.


Last Update: 20 Feb 2014