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These are a few of the pdf files (and a few Microsoft Word documents) that I've accumulated in my web browsing.

MOST of these are hyperlinked to their source.


If you want one that is not hyperlinked or if the link isn't working, e-mail me at joegallo1954@gmail.com and I'll be happy to send it to you.

 

Please note that this list will be updated continuously as I find more available resources. All of these files are freely available on the Internet so there should be no copyright issues.

 

Articles with author names in RED are new additions since May 31, 2017.

 

United States Faunas, Localities and Stratigraphy (by State)

Alabama

 

Alabama - Carboniferous

 

Dilcher, D.L., T.A. Lott, and B.J. Axsmith (2005). Fossil Plants from the Union Chapel Mine, Alabama. Alabama Paleontological Society Monograph Number 1.

Gastaldo, R.A. and C.W. Degges (2007). Sedimentology and paleontology of a Carboniferous log jam. International Journal of Coal Geology, 69.

Gastaldo, R.A., T.M. Demko and Y. Liu (1990). Carboniferous Coastal Environments and Paleocommunities of the Mary Lee Coal Zone, Marion and Walker Counties, Alabama. Geological Society of America, Guidebook for Field Trip VI.

Kopaska-Merkel, D.C. and R.J. Buta (2012). Field-Trip Guidebook to the Steven C. Minken Paleozoic Footprint Site, Walker County, Alabama. Alabama Paleontological Society.

Minkin, S.C. (2005). Paleoenvironment of the Cincosaurus Beds, Walker County, Alabama. In: Pennsylvanian Footprints in the Black Warrior Basin of Alabama. Buta, R.J., A.K. Rindsberg and D.C. Kopaska-Merkel (eds.), Alabama Paleontological Society Monograph 1.

Pashin, J.C. (2005). Pottsville Stratigraphy and the Union Chapel Lagerstatte. In: Pennsylvanian Footprints in the Black Warrior Basin of Alabama. Buta, R.J., A.K. Rindsberg and D.C. Kopaska-Merkel (eds.), Alabama Paleontological Society Monograph 1.

Thomas, W.A., et al. (1979). Mississippian and Pennsylvanian Stratigraphy of Alabama and Carboniferous Outcrops of Mississippi. Geological Survey of Alabama, Reprint 49.

 

Alabama - Cretaceous

 

Applegate, S.P. (1970). The Vertebrate Fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part VIII - The Fishes. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs, Vol.3, Number 8.

Applin, E.R. A Microfauna from the Coker Formation, Alabama. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1160-D.

Ebersole, J. and L.S. Dean (2013). The History of Late Cretaceous Vertebrate Research in Alabama. In: Contributions to Alabama Cretaceous Paleontology. Ebersole, J. and T. Ikejiri (eds.), Alabama Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 31, Volume 1.

Langston, W. (1960). The Vertebrate Fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part VI - The Dinosaurs. Fieldiana Geology Memoirs, Vol.3, Number 6.

Mancini, E.A., et al. (1995). Upper Cretaceous Sequence Stratigraphy of the Mississippi-Alabama Area. Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, Vol.45.

Russell, D.A. (1970). The Vertebrate Fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part VII - The Mosasaurs. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs, Vol.3, Number 7.

Schwimmer, D.R., et al. (1993). Late Cretaceous Dinosaurs from the Blufftown Formation in Western Georgia and Eastern Alabama. J.Paleont., 67(2).

Stephenson, L.W. (1956). Fossils from the Eutaw Formation Chattahoochee River Region, Alabama-Georgia. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 274-J.

Zangerl, R. (1960). The Vertebrate Fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part V - An Advanced Cheloniid Sea Turtle. Fieldiana Geology Memoirs, Vol.3, Number 5.

Zangerl, R. (1953). The Vertebrate Fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part III - The Turtles of the Family Protostegidae. Fieldiana Geology Memoirs, Vol.3, Number 3.

Zangerl, R. (1948). The Vertebrate Fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part II - The Pleurodiran Turtles. Fieldiana Geology Memoirs, Vol.3, Number 2.
 

Alabama - K/T Boundary

 

Hart, M.B., P.J. Harries and A.L. Cárdenas (2013). The Cretaceous/Paleogene Boundary Events in the Gulf Coast: Comparisons Between Alabama and Texas. Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, Vol.63.

Smith, C.C. (1997). The Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary at Moscow Landing, West-Central Alabama. Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, Vol.47.

Wawack, B.E. (ed.) (2007). K/T Boundary and Paleogene Stratigraphy of Southwestern Alabama. Lafayette Geological Society Field Trip.
 

Alabama - Eocene

 

Bybell, L.M. and T.G. Gibson (1985). The Eocene Tallahatta Formation of Alabama and Georgia: Its Lithostratigraphy, Biostratigraphy, and Bearing on the Age of the Claibornian Stage. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1615.

Clayton, A.A. (2011). Analysis of an Eocene Bone-Bed Contained Within the Lower Lisbon Formation, Covington County, Alabama. Masters Thesis - Wright State University.

Maisch, H.M., et al. (2016). Osteichthyans from the Tallahatta-Lisbon Formation Contact (Middle Eocene - Lutetian) Pigeon Creek, Conecuh-Covington Counties, Alabama With Comments on Transatlantic Occurrences in the Northern Atlantic Ocean Basin. PalArch's Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology, 13,3.
 

Alabama - Miocene

 

Hulbert, R.C. and F.C. Whitmore (2006). Late Miocene Mammals from the Mauvilla Local Fauna, Alabama. Florida Museum of Natural History Bulletin, Vol.46, Number 1.

 

Alaska

 

Adams, T.L. (2009). Deposition and taphonomy of the Hound Island Late Triassic vertebrate fauna: Fossil preservation within subaqueous gravity flows. Palaios, Vol.24.

Allison, C.W. (1988). Paleontology of Late Proterozoic and Early Cambrian Rocks of East-Central Alaska. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1449.
Allison, R.C. and L. Marincovich (1981). A Late Oligocene or Earliest Miocene Molluscan Fauna from Sitkinak Island, Alaska. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1233.
Blodgett, R.B. (2008). Paleontology and Stratigraphy of the Upper Triassic Kamishak Formation in the Puale Bay-Cape Kekurnoi-Alinchak Bay Area, Karluk C-4 and C-5 Quadrangle, Alaska Peninsula. In: Bristol Bay-Alaska Peninsula region, overview of 2004-2007 geological research. United States Geological Survey.

Blodgett, R.B. (2002). Paleontological Inventory of the Amphitheater Mountains, Mount Hayes A-4 and A-5 Quadrangles, Southcentral Alaska. Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, Report of Investigations 2002-3.
Brabb, E.E. and R.E. Grant (1971). Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the Revised Type Section for the Tahkandit Limestone (Permian) in East-Central Alaska. Geological Survey Professional Paper 703.
Chaney, R.W. and H.L. Mason (1936). A Pleistocene Flora from Fairbanks, Alaska. American Museum Novitates, Number 887.
Dall, W.H. (1920). Pliocene and Pleistocene Fossils from the Arctic Coast of Alaska and the Auriferous Beaches of Nome, Norton Sound, Alaska. United States Geological Survey, Professional Paper 125-C.
Fiorillo, A.R. (2006). Review of the Dinosaur Record of Alaska with Comments Regarding Korean Dinosaurs as Comparable High-Latitude Fossil Faunas. J.Paleont.Soc. Korea, Vol.22, Number 1.
Gangloff, R.A. (1992). The Record of Cretaceous Dinosaurs in Alaska: An Overview. 1992 ICAM Proceedings.
Kurek, J., et al. (2009). Late Quaternary paleoclimate of western Alaska inferred from fossil chironomids and its relation to vegetation histories. Quaternary Science Reviews, xxx (in press).
MacNeil, F.S. (1957). Cenozoic Megafossils of Northern Alaska. Shorter Contributions to General Geology, Geological Survey Professional Paper 294-C.
Porter, L. (1988). Late Pleistocene Fauna of Lost Chicken Creek, Alaska. Arctic, Vol.41, Number 4.
Porter, L. (1986). Jack Wade Creek: An in situ Alaskan Late Pleistocene Vertebrate Assemblage. Arctic, Vol. 39, Number 4.
Watts, K. (1990). Carboniferous Lisburne Group of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Brooks Range, Northeastern Alaska. Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, Public-data File 89-lg.

Yarnell, J.M. (2000). Paleontology of Two North American Triassic Reef Faunas: Implications for Terrane Paleogeography. Masters Thesis - The University of Montana.

 

Arizona

 

Arizona - Cambrian

 

ISCS Field Conference (2011). Cambrian Stratigraphy and Paleontology of Northern Arizona and Southern Nevada. The 16th Field Conference of the Cambrian Stage Subdivision Working Group, International Subcommission on Cambrian Stratigraphy, Hollingsworth, J.S., F.A. Sundberg and J.R. Foster (eds.), Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 67.

 

Arizona - Devonian

 

Huddle, J.W. and E. Dobrovolny (1952). Devonian and Mississippian Rocks of Central Arizona. U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper 233-D. (Thanks to DPS Ammonite for pointing this one out!)

Hussakof, L. (1942). Fishes from the Devonian of Arizona. American Museum Novitates, Number 1186.

Meader, N.M. (1977). Paleoecology and Paleoenvironments of the Upper Devonian Martin Formation in the Roosevelt Dam-Globe Area, Gila County, Arizona. Masters Thesis - The University of Arizona. (Thanks to DPS Ammonite for pointing this one out!)
 

Arizona - Carboniferous

 

Huddle, J.W. and E. Dobrovolny (1952). Devonian and Mississippian Rocks of Central Arizona. U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper 233-D. (Thanks to DPS Ammonite for pointing this one out!)

Irmis, R.B. and D.K. Elliott (2006). Taphonomy of a Middle Pennsylvanian Marine Vertebrate Assemblage and an Actualistic Model for Marine Abrasion of Teeth. Palaios, Vol.21.

Reid, A.M. (1968). Biostratigraphy of the Naco Formation (Pennsylvanian) of South-Central Arizona. Ph.D. Dissertation - The University of Arizona. (340 pages)

Reid, A.M. (1966). Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the Naco Formation in the Southern Dripping Springs Mountains, Near Winkelman, Gila County, Arizona. Masters Thesis - The University of Arizona. (Thanks to DPS Ammonite for pointing me to this one!)

 

Arizona - Permian

 

Hunt, A.P., et al. (2005). Permian Vertebrates of Arizona. In: Vertebrate Paleontology in Arizona. Heckert, A.B. and S.G. Lucas (eds.), New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Bulletin Number 29.

 

Arizona - Triassic

 

Heckert, A.B. and S.G. Lucas (2003). Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the Lower Chinle Group (Adamanian: Latest Carnian) in the Vicinity of St. Johns, Arizona. In: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, 54th Field Conference, Geology of the Zuni Plateau.

Heckert, A.B., S.G. Lucas and A.P. Hunt (2005). Triassic Vertebrate Fossils in Arizona. In: Vertebrate Paleontology in Arizona (Heckert, A.B. and S.G. Lucas, eds.), New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Bulletin Number 29.

Kirby, R.E. Late Triassic Vertebrate Localities of the Owl Rock Member (Chinle Formation) in the Ward Terrace Area of Northern Arizona.

Martz, J.W. and W.G. Parker (2010). Revised Lithostratigraphy of the Sonsela Member (Chinle Formation, Upper Triassic) in the Southern Part of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. PLoS ONE, 5(2).

Parker, W.G. (2005). Faunal Review of the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation of Arizona. In: Vertebrate Paleontology of Arizona. McCord, R.D. (ed.), Mesa Southwest Bulletin, Number 11.

Spielmann, J.A., S.G. Lucas and A.B. Heckert (2007). Tetrapod Fauna of the Upper Triassic (Revueltian) Owl Rock Formation, Chinle Group, Arizona. In: The Global Triassic. Lucas, S.G. and J.A. Spielmann (eds.), New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Bulletin 41.
 

Arizona - Jurassic

 

Irmis, R.B. (2005). A Review of the Vertebrate Fauna of the Lower Jurassic Navajo Sandstone in Arizona. In: Vertebrate Paleontology of Arizona. McCord, R.D. (ed.), Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin Number 11.
 

Arizona - Cretaceous

 

Hayes, P.T. (1970). Cretaceous Paleogeography of Southeastern Arizona and Adjacent Areas. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 658-B.

Lucas, S.G. and A.B. Heckert (2005). Distribution, Age and Correlation of Cretaceous Fossil Vertebrates from Arizona. In: Vertebrate Paleontology in Arizona. (Heckert, A.B. and S.G. Lucas, eds.) New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin Number 29.

 

Arizona - Miocene

 

Morgan, G.S. and R.S. White (2005). Miocene and Pliocene Vertebrates from Arizona. In: Vertebrate Paleontology in Arizona (Heckert, A.B. and S.G. Lucas, eds.), New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin Number 29.

 

Arizona - Pliocene

 

Czaplewski, N.J. (2011). An owl-pellet accumulation of small Pliocene vertebrates from the Verde Formation, Arizona, USA. Palaeontologia Electronica, Vol.14, Number 3.

Morgan, G.S. and R.S. White (2005). Miocene and Pliocene Vertebrates from Arizona. In: Vertebrate Paleontology in Arizona (Heckert, A.B. and S.G. Lucas, eds.), New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin Number 29.

White, R.S. and G.S. Morgan (2005). Arizona Blancan Vertebrate Faunas in Regional Perspective. In: Vertebrate Paleontology of Arizona (McCord, R.D., ed.), Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin Number 11.
 

Arizona - General


Gidley, J.W. (1925). Fossil Proboscidea and Edentata of the San Pedro Valley, Arizona. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 140-B.

Gidley, J.W. (1922). Preliminary Report on Fossil Vertebrates of the San Pedro Valley, Arizona, With Descriptions of New Species of Rodentia and Lagomorpha. U.S. Geological Society - Shorter Contributions to General Geology.

Lindsay, E.H. (1984). Windows to the Past: Fossils of the San Pedro Valley. Fieldnotes from the Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Vol.14, Number 4.

Thrasher, L.C. Fossils of the San Simon Valley, Graham County, Arizona. U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Twenter, F.R. New Fossil Localities in the Verde Formation, Verde Valley, Arizona. New Mexico Geological Society, Thirteenth Field Conference.

Wilt, J. and D. Schumacher (1993). Fossils of the Paleozoic Formations of Southeastern Arizona.

 

Arkansas
 

Arkansas Geological Survey. Collecting Fossils in Arkansas.

Brown, B. (1908). The Conard Fissue, a Pleistocene Bone Deposit in Northern Arkansas: With Descriptions of Two New Genera and Twenty New Species of Mammals. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol.IX, Part IV.

Collier, A.J., D. White and G.H. Girty (1907). The Arkansas Coal Field with Reports on the Paleontology. U.S. Geological Survey, Bulletin 326.

Davis, L.C. (1969). The Biostratigraphy of Peccary Cave, Newton County, Arkansas. Arkansas Academy of Science Proceedings, Vol.23.

Girty, G.H. (1929). The Fauna of the Middle Boone Near Batesville, Arkansas. United States Geological Survey, Professional Paper 154.

Girty, G.H. (1915). Faunas of the Boone Limestone at St. Joe, Arkansas. United States Geological Survey, Bulletin 598.

Girty, G.H. (1915). Fauna of the So-Called Boone Chert Near Batesville, Arkansas. United States Geological Survey, Bulletin 595.

Girty, G.H. (1911). The Fauna of the Moorefield Shale of Arkansas. United States Geological Survey, Bulletin 439.

Gordon, M., et al. (1969). Revision of Some of Girty's Invertebrate Fossils from the Fayetteville Shale (Mississippian) of Arkansas and Oklahoma. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 606-A, B, C, D, E, F.

Grayson, R.C. (1974). Biostratigraphic and Lithostratigraphic Analysis of the Hindsville Limestone (Mississippian) in Northwestern Arkansas. Arkansas Academy of Science Proceedings, Vol.XXVIII.
Hanson, W.D. (2006). Geologic Report of Sevier County. Arkansas Geological Commission, County Geologic Report 133.

Quinn, J.H. (1969). Biostratigraphy of the Morrow Group of Northern Arkansas. Arkansas Academy of Science Proceedings, Vol.23.
Sanders, T.A. (1994). Pleistocene and Holocene Remains From The Red River, Southwest Arkansas. Proceedings Arkansas Academy of Science, Vol.48.
Taylor, T.N. and D.A. Eggert (1967). Petrified Plants from the Upper Mississippian (Chester Series) of Arkansas. Trans.Amer.Microsc.Soc., 86(4).

White, D. (1936). Fossil Plants from the Stanley Shale and Jackfork Sandstone in Southeastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 186-C.

White, D. (1936). Fossil Flora of the Wedington Sandstone Member of the Fayetteville Shale. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 186-B.

 

California

 

California - Cambrian

 

Hagadorn, J.W., C.M. Fedo and B.M. Waggoner (2000). Early Cambrian Ediacaran-Type Fossils from California. J.Paleont., 74(4).

Waggoner, B. and J.W. Hagadorn (2005). Conical fossils from the Lower Cambrian of Eastern California. PaleoBios, 25(1).
 

California - Cretaceous

 

Case, J.E. (1968). Upper Cretaceous and Lower Tertiary Rocks Berkeley and San Leandro Hills, California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1251-J.

 

California - Paleocene

 

Brabb, E.E., et al. (2008). Newly Discovered Paleocene and Eocene Rocks near Fairfield, California, and Correlation with Rocks in Vaca Valley and the So-Called Martinez Formation or Stage. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1228.

Case, J.E. (1968). Upper Cretaceous and Lower Tertiary Rocks Berkeley and San Leandro Hills, California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1251-J.

Lofgren, D., et al. (2014). New records of eutherian mammals from the Goler Formation (Tiffanian, Paleocene) of California and the biostratigraphic and paleobiogeographic implications. American Museum Novitates, Number 3797.

McKenna, M.C. (1960). A Continental Paleocene Vertebrate Fauna from California. American Museum Novitates, Number 2024.

McKenna, M.C., J.H. Hutchison and J.H. Hartman. Paleocene Vertebrates and Nonmarine Mollusca from the Goler Formation, California.

Squires, R.L. (1999). Upper Paleocene to Lower Eocene ("Meganos Stage") Marine Megafossils in the Uppermost Santa Susana Formation, Simi Valley, Southern California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Number 479.

 

California - Eocene

 

Addicott, W.O. (1967). Age of the Skooner Gulch Formation, Mendocino County, California. Contributions to Stratigraphy, Geological Survey Bulletin 1254-C.

Anderson, F.M. and G.D. Hanna (1925). Fauna and Stratigraphic Relations of the Tejon Eocene at the Type Locality in Kern County, California. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, XI. (264 pages, 14.2MB download)

Bown, T.M. (1994). An Assessment of the Vertebrate Paleoecology and Biostratigraphy of the Sespe Formation, Southern California. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-630.

Brabb, E.E., et al. (2008). Newly Discovered Paleocene and Eocene Rocks near Fairfield, California, and Correlation with Rocks in Vaca Valley and the So-Called Martinez Formation or Stage. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1228.

Creely, S. and E.R. Force (2007). Type Region of the Ione Formation (Eocene), Central California: Stratigraphy, Paleogeography, and Relation to Auriferous Gravels. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1378.

Kelly, T.S. (1990) Biostratigraphy of Uintan and Duchesnean Land Mammal Assemblages from the Middle Member of the Sespe Formation, Simi Valley, California.Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Number 419.

Kelly, T.S. and D.P. Whistler (1994). Additional Uintan and Duchesnean (Middle and Late Eocene) Mammals from the Sespe Formation, Simi Valley, California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Number 439.

Squires, R.L. (2008). Eocene Megapaleontology, Stratigraphy, and Depositional Environments, Elsmere Canyon, Los Angeles County, Southern California. Contributions in Science - Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Number 517.

Squires, R.L. (2001). Additions to the Eocene Megafossil Fauna of the Llajas Formation, Simi Valley, Southern California.Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Number 489.

Squires, R.L. (1999). Upper Paleocene to Lower Eocene ("Meganos Stage") Marine Megafossils in the Uppermost Santa Susana Formation, Simi Valley, Southern California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Number 479.

Squires, R.L. (1994). Macropaleontology of Eocene marine rocks, upper Sespe Creek area, Ventura County, southern California. In: Sedimentology and paleontology of Eocene rocks in the Sespe Creek area, Ventura County, California. Fritsche, A.E. (ed.), Pacific Section, SEPM, Book 74.

 

California - Oligocene

 

Addicott, W.O. (1973). Oligocene Molluscan Biostratigraphy and Paleontology of the Lower Part of the Type Temblor Formation, California. United States Geological Survey, Professional Paper 791.

Mason, M.A. and C.C. Swisher (1989). New Evidence for the Age of the South Mountain Local Fauna, Ventura County, California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Number 410.

Stock, C. (1932). An Upper Oligocene Mammalian Fauna from Southern California. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Vol.18.

Stock, C. and F.D. Bode (1935). Occurrence of Lower Oligocene Fossil-Bearing Beds Near Death Valley, California. Geology, Vol.21.
 

California - Miocene

 

Barboza, M.M., et al. (2017). The age of the Oso Member, Capistrano Formation, and a review of fossil crocodylians from California. PaleoBios, 34.

Beery, J.A. (1987). Depositional History and Paleoenvironments of the Lower and Middle Miocene Temblor Formation, Northern San Joaquin Basin, California. Masters Thesis - Stanford University. (146 pages, 29MB download)

Boessenecker, R.W. (2013). A new marine vertebrate assemblage from the Late Neogene Purisima Formation in Central California, part II: Pinnipeds and Cetaceans. Geodiversitas, 35(4).
Boessenecker, R.W. (2011). A new marine vertebrate assemblage from the Late Neogene Purisima Formation in Central California, Part I: Fossil Sharks, Bony Fish, Birds and Implications for the Age of the Purisima Formation West of the San Gregorio Fault. PalArch's Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 8(4).

Boessenecker, R.W. (2011). Comparative Taphonomy and Taphofacies Analysis of Marine Vertebrates of the Neogene Purisima Formation, Central California. Masters Thesis - Montana State University.

Boessenecker, R.W., F.A. Perry and J.G. Schmitt (2014). Comparative Taphonomy, Taphofacies, and Bonebeds of the Mio-Pliocene Purisima Formation, Central California: Strong Physical Control on Marine Vertebrate Preservation in Shallow Marine Settings. PLoS ONE, 9(3). (Thanks to Boesse...a regular fount of knowledge...for pointing to this one.)

Dougherty, J.F. (1939). A New Miocene Mammalian Fauna from the Caliente Mountains, California. Masters Thesis - California Institute of Technology.

Gazin, C.L. (1930). VI. A Tertiary Vertebrate Fauna from the Upper Cuyama Drainage Basin, California. Carnegie Institute of Washington, Publication 404.

Hanna, C.D. (1930). Geology of Sharktooth Hill, Kern County, California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol.XIX, Number 7.

Kelly, T.S. and J.D. Stewart (2008). New Records of Middle and Late Miocene Perissodactyla and Artiodactyla from the Western Border of the San Joaquin Valley, Diablo Range, Fresno County, California. Contributions in Science - The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Number 516.

Kelly, T.S. and E.B. Lander (1992). Miocene land mammal faunas from the Caliente Formation, Cuyama Valley Badlands, California. PaleoBios, 14(1).

Maxson, J.H. (1928). A Tertiary Mammalian Fauna from the Mint Canyon Formation, Southern California. Masters Thesis - California Institute of Technology.

Munthe, J. (1979). The Hemingfordian mammal fauna of the Vedder locality, Branch Canyon Sandstone, Santa Barbara County, California. Part III: Carnivora, Perrisodactyla, Artiodactyla and summary. PaleoBios, Number 29.

Pagnac, D. (2009). Revised large mammal biostratigraphy and biochronology of the Barstow Formation (Middle Miocene), California. PaleoBios, 29(2).

Powell, C.L. (1998). The Purisima Formation and Related Rocks (Upper Miocene-Pliocene), Greater San Francisco Bay Area, Central California. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 58-594.

Powell, C.L., J.R. Allen, and P.J. Holland (2004). Invertebrate Paleontology of the Wilson Grove Formation (Late Miocene to Late Pliocene), Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, With Some Observations on its Stratigraphy, Thickness and Structure. U.S. Geological Survey, Open-file Report 2004-1017.

Prothero, D.R. and R.H. Tedford (2000). Magnetic stratigraphy of the type Montediablan Stage (Late Miocene), Black Hawk Ranch, Contra Costa County, California: Implications for regional correlations. PaleoBios, 20(3). Thanks to DPS Ammonite for this one!)

Rugh, N.S. (2016). Miocene invertebrate fossils demonstrate the faunal diversity of the Topanga Formation in Orange County. 2016 Desert Symposium.

Stanton, R.J. (1966). Megafauna of the Upper Miocene Castaic Formation, Los Angeles County, California. Journal of Paleontology, Vol.40, Number 1.

Whistler, D.P. (1984). An Early Hemingfordian (Early Miocene) Fossil Vertebrate Fauna from Boron, Western Mojave Desert, California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Number 355.

Whistler, D.P. and D.W. Burbank (1992). Miocene biostratigraphy and biochronology of the Dove Spring Formation, Mojave Desert, California, and characterization of the Clarendonian mammal age (late Miocene) in California. Geological Society of America, Bulletin, Vol.104.

Whistler, D.P., et al. (2009). Revised Miocene Biostratigraphy and Biochronology of the Dove Spring Formation, Mojave Desert, California. In: Papers on Geology, Vertebrate Paleontology, and Biostratigraphy in Honor of Michael O. Woodburne. Albright, L.B. (ed.), Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 65.

Wilson, L.E. (1935). Miocene Marine Mammals from the Bakersfield Region, California. Peabody Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 4.
 

California - Pliocene

 

Arnold. R. (1903). The Paleontology and Stratigraphy of the Marine Pliocene and Pleistocene of San Pedro, California. Contributions to Biology from the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory of the Leland Stanford, Jr. University, XXXI. (882 pages, 44.2MB download)

Bass, M.N. (1951). A Vertebrate Fauna from late Tertiary Beds near Frazier Mountain, California. Masters Thesis - California Institute of Technology.

Boessenecker, R.W. (2013). A new marine vertebrate assemblage from the Late Neogene Purisima Formation in Central California, part II: Pinnipeds and Cetaceans. Geodiversitas, 35(4).
Boessenecker, R.W. (2011). A new marine vertebrate assemblage from the Late Neogene Purisima Formation in Central California, Part I: Fossil Sharks, Bony Fish, Birds and Implications for the Age of the Purisima Formation West of the San Gregorio Fault. PalArch's Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 8(4).

Boessenecker, R.W. (2011). Comparative Taphonomy and Taphofacies Analysis of Marine Vertebrates of the Neogene Purisima Formation, Central California. Masters Thesis - Montana State University.

Boessenecker, R.W., F.A. Perry and J.G. Schmitt (2014). Comparative Taphonomy, Taphofacies, and Bonebeds of the Mio-Pliocene Purisima Formation, Central California: Strong Physical Control on Marine Vertebrate Preservation in Shallow Marine Settings. PLoS ONE, 9(3). (Thanks to Boesse...a regular fount of knowledge...for pointing to this one.)

Edwards, E.C. (1932). Pliocene Conglomerates of the Los Angeles Basin and Their Paleogeographic Significance. Ph.D. Thesis - California Institute of Technology.

Kelly, T.S. and R. Secord (2011). A Reevaluation of the Mammalian Fauna from the Hallelujah Formation, Long Valley, Lassen County, California. Paludicola, 8(3).

Powell, C.L. (2008). Pliocene Invertebrates from the Travertine Point Outcrop of the Imperial Formation, Imperial County, California. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5155.

Powell, C.L. (1998). The Purisima Formation and Related Rocks (Upper Miocene-Pliocene), Greater San Francisco Bay Area, Central California. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 58-594.

Powell, C.L. and D. Stevens (2000). Age and Paleoenvironmental Significance of Mega-Invertebrates from the "San Pedro" Formation in the Coyote Hills, Fullerton and Buena Park, Orange County, California. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-319.

Powell, C.L., J.R. Allen, and P.J. Holland (2004). Invertebrate Paleontology of the Wilson Grove Formation (Late Miocene to Late Pliocene), Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, With Some Observations on its Stratigraphy, Thickness and Structure. U.S. Geological Survey, Open-file Report 2004-1017.

Squires, R.L., L.T. Groves and J.T. Smith (2006). New Information on Molluscan Paleontology and Depositional Environments of the Upper Pliocene Pico Formation, Valencia Area, Los Angeles County, Southern California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Number 511.

Woodring, W.P. (1938). Lower Pliocene Mollusks and Echinoids from the Los Angeles Basin, California. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 190. (Thanks to DPS Ammonite for pointing this one out!)

Yancy, T.E. (1978). Stratigraphy of the Plio-Pleistocene Strata of the Twelvemile Creek Area, San Francisco Peninsula, California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Vol.XLI, Number 15. (Thanks to DPS Ammonite for point me to this one!)
 

California - Pleistocene

 

Arnold. R. (1903). The Paleontology and Stratigraphy of the Marine Pliocene and Pleistocene of San Pedro, California. Contributions to Biology from the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory of the Leland Stanford, Jr. University, XXXI. (882 pages, 44.2MB download)

Dundas, R.G., et al. (1996). The Fairmead Landfill Locality (Pleistocene, Irvingtonian), Madera County, California: preliminary report and significance. PaleoBios, Vol.17, Numbers 2-4.

Kanakoff, G.P. and W.K. Emerson (1959). Late Pleistocene Invertebrates of the Newport Bay Area, California. Contributions in Science - The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Number 31.

Long, D.J. (1993). Preliminary List of the Marine Fishes and Other Vertebrate Remains from the Late Pleistocene Palos Verdes Sand Formation at Costa Mesa, Orange County, California. PaleoBios, Vol.15, Number 1.

Maguire, K.C. and P.A. Holroyd (2016). Pleistocene vertebrates of Silicon Valley (Santa Clara County, California). PaleoBios, 33. (Thanks to doushantuo for finding this one!)

Majors, C.P. (1993). Preliminary Report on a Late Pleistocene Vertebrate Assemblage From Bonita, San Diego County, California. PaleoBios, Vol.15, Number 4.

Marincovich, L. (1976). Late Pleistocene Molluscan Faunas from Upper Terraces of Palos Verdes Hills, California. Contributions in Science - Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Number 281.

Payen, L.A. and R.E. Taylor (1976). Man and the Pleistocene Fauna at Potter Creek Cave, California. The Journal of California Anthropology, 3(1).

Powell, C.L., L.B. Grant and S.W. Conkling (2004). Paleoecologic Analysis and Age of a Late Pleistocene Fossil Assemblage at a Locality in Newport Beach, Upper Newport Bay, Orange County, California. The Veliger, 47(3).

Rodda, P.U. (1957). Paleontology and Stratigraphy of Some Marine Pleistocene Deposits in Northwest Los Angeles Basin, California. Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Vol.41, Number 11.

Schultz, J.R. (1937). A Late Quaternary Mammal Fauna from the Tar Seeps of McKittrick, California. Ph.D. Thesis - California Institute of Technology.
Springer, K., et al. (2009). The Diamond Valley Lake Local Fauna: Late Pleistocene Vertebrates from Inland Southern California. In: Papers on Geology, Vertebrate Paleontology, and Biostratigraphy in Honor of Michael O. Woodburne. Albright, L.B. (ed.), Museum of Northern Arizona, Bulletin 65.

Tomiya, S., et al. (2011). A report on late Quaternary vertebrate fossil assemblages from the eastern San Francisco Bay region, California. PaleoBios, 30(2).

Winters, H.H. (1954). The Pleistocene Fauna of the Manix Beds in the Mojave Desert, California. Masters Thesis - California Institute of Technology.

Yancy, T.E. (1978). Stratigraphy of the Plio-Pleistocene Strata of the Twelvemile Creek Area, San Francisco Peninsula, California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Vol.XLI, Number 15. (Thanks to DPS Ammonite for point me to this one!)
 

California - General

 

Cassiliano, M.L. (1994). Paleoecology and Taphonomy of Vertebrate Faunas from the Anza-Borrego Desert of California. Ph.D. Dissertation - The University of Arizona.

Cooper, J.D. Geology and Paleontology of Orange County.

Henshaw, P.C. (1938). A Tertiary Mammalian Fauna from the Avawatz Mountains, California. Masters Thesis - California Institute of Technology.

Jenkins, O.P. (Dir.)(1951). Geologic Guidebook of the San Francisco Bay Counties. Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mines, Bulletin 154. (Thanks to DPS Ammonite for pointing this one out!)

May, S.R., et al. (2011). Geology and mammalian paleontology of the Horned Toad Hills, Mojave Desert, California, USA. Palaeontologia Electronica, Vol.14, Number 3.

Moore, E.J. (1968). Fossil Mollusks of San Diego County. San Diego Society of Natural History, Occasional Paper 15. (Thanks to DPS Ammonite for finding this one.)

Pierce, W.D. and J. Gibron (1962). Fossil Arthropods of California, 24. Some Unusual Fossil Arthropods from the Calico Mountain Nodules. Bulletin. So. Calif. Academy Sciences, Vol.61, Part 3.

Powell, C.L. and D. Stevens (2000). Age and Paleoenvironmental Significance of Mega-Invertebrates from the "San Pedro" Formation in the Coyote Hills, Fullerton and Buena Park, Orange County, Southern California. U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 00-319.

Sanborn, A.F. (1960). Geology and Paleontology of the Southwest Quarter of the Big Bend Quadrangle - Shasta County, California. California Division of Mines Special Report 63.

Whistler, D.P. and E.B. Lander (2003). Chapter 11. New Late Uintan to Early Hemingfordian Land Mammal Assemblages from the Undifferentiated Sespe and Vaqueros Formations, Orange County, and from the Sespe and Equivalent Marine Formations in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties, Southern California. Bulletin American Museum of Natural History, Number 279.

Woodring, W.P. and M.N. Bramlette (1950). Geology and Paleontology of the Santa Maria District, California. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 222.

Woodring, W.P., M.N. Bramlette and W.S.W. Kew (1946). Geology and Paleontology of Palos Verdes Hills, California. U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper 207.


Colorado

 

Colorado - Devonian

 

Kindle, E.M. (1909). The Devonian Fauna of the Ouray Limestone. United States Geological Survey, Bulletin 391.

Schultze, H.-P. and J. Chorn (1998). Sarcopterygian and other Fishes from the Marine Upper Devonian of Colorado, U.S.A. Mitt.Mus.Nat.kd.Berl., Geowiss., Vol.1.

 

Colorado - Permian

 

Lewis, G.E. and P.P. Vaughn (1965). Early Permian Vertebrates from the Cutler Formation of the Placerville Area, Colorado. United States Geological Survey, Professional Paper 503C.
 

Colorado - Jurassic

 

O'Sullivan, R.B., M.A. Carey and S.C. Good (2006). Fossils from the Middle Jurassic Wanakah Formation near Delta in Western Colorado. United States Geological Survey, Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5105.
 

Colorado - Cretaceous

 

Merewether, E.A., D.A. Sawyer and W.A. Cobban (2006). Molluscan Fossils and Stratigraphic Descriptions from the Upper Cretaceous Mancos Shale, West-Central Colorado. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1326.

Nagrodski, M, K. Shimada and B.A. Schumacher (2012). Marine vertebrates from the Hartland Shale (Upper Cretaceous: Upper Cenomanian) in southeastern Colorado, USA. Cretaceous Research, xxx (2012).

Sava, L.A. (2007). The Molluscan and Brachiopod Fauna of the Late Cretaceous Pierre Shale (Baculites compressus/Baculites cuneatus biozones) near Kremmling, Colorado. Masters Thesis - University of South Florida. (120 pages)

 

Colorado - Paleocene

 

Burger, B.J. (2007). A New Late Paleocene Vertebrate Fauna from the Ohio Creek Formation of Western Colorado. The Mountain Geologist, Vol.44, Number 3.
 

Colorado - Eocene

 

Gregory, K.M. (1992). Late Eocene paleoaltitude, paleoclimate and paleogeography of the Front Range region, Colorado. Ph.D. Dissertation - The University of Arizona.

Robinson, P. (1966). Fossil Mammalia of the Huerfano Formation, Eocene, of Colorado. Peabody Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 21.

 

Colorado - Oligocene

 

Honey, J.G. and G.A. Izett (1988). Paleontology, Taphonomy and Stratigraphy of the Browns Park Formation (Oligocene and Miocene) Near Maybell, Moffat County, Colorado. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 1358.
 

Colorado - Miocene

 

Honey, J.G. and G.A. Izett (1988). Paleontology, Taphonomy and Stratigraphy of the Browns Park Formation (Oligocene and Miocene) Near Maybell, Moffat County, Colorado. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 1358.

Thompson, J.R. Creede Shale Fossils. New Mexico Geological Society, 22nd Field Conference.
 

Colorado - Pliocene

 

Thompson, J.R. Creede Shale Fossils. New Mexico Geological Society, 22nd Field Conference.
 

Colorado - Pleistocene
 

Sertich, J.J.W., et al. (20140. High-elevation late Pleistocene (MIS 6-5) vertebrate faunas from the Ziegler Reservoir fossil site, Snowmass Village, Colorado. Quaternary Research, 82.
 

Colorado - General

 

Arnold, C.A. (1941). Some Paleozoic Plants from Central Colorado and Their Stratigraphic Significance. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol.VI, Number 4.

Bass, N.W. and S.A. Northrop (1963). Geology of Glenwood Springs Quadrangle and Vicinity, Northwestern Colorado. U.S. Geological Survey, Bulletin 1142-J.

Cockerell, T.D.A. (1907). An Enumeration of the Localities in the Florissant Basin , from which Fossils were Obtained in 1906. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol.XXIII, Article IV.

Galbreath, E.C. (1953). A Contribution to the Tertiary Geology and Paleontology of Northeastern Colorado. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Article 4, Vertebrata. (21.6MB download.  A 98.3MB high-resolution download is available here:  Hi-Res Link)

Itano, W.M. (2002). Fossils of McCoy, Colorado. Trilobite Tales.

Matthew, W.D. (1901). Fossil Mammals of the Tertiary of Northeastern Colorado. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol.1, Part 7.

Meyer, H.W., S.W. Veach and A. Cook (2004). Field guide to the paleontology and volcanic setting of the Florissant fossil beds, Colorado. Geological Society of America, Field Guide 5.

Milito, S. (2010). A Survey of Fossils and Geology of Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Mountain Geologist, Vol.47, Number 1.
 

Connecticut

 

Abrams, J. and E. Riley (2002). A Reconstruction of the Biodiversity of the Connecticut River Valley Using Fossil and Geologic History Evidence. The Taprock, Vol.1.
Colbert, E.H. (1970). Fossils of the Connecticut Valley - The Age of Dinosaurs Begins. State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, Bulletin Number 96.
Eastman, C.R. (1911). Triassic Fishes of Connecticut. State of Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey, Bulletin Number 18.
Eisa, N. and L. Bellard (2006). Geology, Formation and Fossils of the Connecticut Valley. The Traprock, Vol.6.

Lull, R.S. (1915). Triassic Life of the Connecticut Valley. State of Connecticut, State Geological and Natural History Survey, Bulletin Number 24.
Waage, K.M., C. MacClintock, and L.J. Hickey (2001). Post-glacial fossils from Long Island Sound off West Haven, Connecticut. Peabody Museum of Natural History, Postilla Number 225.


Delaware

 

Benson, R.N.-ed. (1998). Geology and Paleontology of the Lower Miocene Pollack Farm Fossil Site, Delaware. Delaware Geological Survey, Special Publication No.21.
Delaware Geological Survey (1992). Delaware: Its Rocks, Minerals and Fossils. Delaware Geological Survey, Special Publication Number 19.
Emry, R.J. and R.E. Eshelman (1998). The Early Hemingfordian (Early Miocene) Pollack Farm Local Fauna: First Tertiary Land Mammals Described from Delaware.In: Geology and paleontology of the lower Miocene Pollack Farm Fossil Site. Benson, R.N.( ed.), Delaware Geological Survey Special Publication Number 21.

Jordan, R.R. (1964). Columbia (Pleistocene) Sediments of Delaware. Delaware Geological Survey, Bulletin Number 12.
Lauginiger, E.M. (1988). Cretaceous Fossils from the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal - A Guide for Students and Collectors. Delaware Geological Survey - Special Publications Number 18.
Lauginiger, E.M. and E.F. Hartstein (1983). A Guide to Fossil Sharks, Skates and Rays from the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Area, Delaware. Delaware Geological Society, Open File Report Number 21.

Minard, J.P., et al. (1969). Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in New Jersey, Delaware, and Eastern Maryland. United States Geological Survey, Bulletin 1274-H.

Pickett, T.E. (1987). Guide to Common Cretaceous Fossils of Delaware. Delaware Geological Survey Report of Investigations, Number 21.
Richards, H.G. and E. Shapiro (1963). An Invertebrate Macrofauna from the Upper Cretaceous of Delaware. Delaware Geological Survey, Report of Investigations Number 7.

Weems, R.E. and R.A. George (2013). Amphibians and Nonmarine Turtles from the Miocene Calvert Formation of Delaware, Maryland and Virginia (USA). Journal of Paleontology, 87(4).

 

Florida

 

Florida - Oligocene

 

Albright, L.B. (1998). The Arikareean Land Mammal Age in Texas and Florida: Southern extension of Great Plains faunas and Gulf Coastal Plain Endemism. Geological Society of America, Special Paper 325.

Frailey, D. (1979). The Large Mammals of the Buda Local Fauna (Arikareean: Alachua County, Florida). Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.24, Number 2.

Hayes, F.G. (2000). The Brooksville 2 Local Fauna (Arikareean, Latest Oligocene): Hernando County, Florida. Florida Museum of Natural History Bulletin, Vol.43, Number 1.

 

Florida - Miocene

 

Albright, L.B. (1998). The Arikareean Land Mammal Age in Texas and Florida: Southern extension of Great Plains faunas and Gulf Coastal Plain Endemism. Geological Society of America, Special Paper 325.

Frailey, D. (1979). The Large Mammals of the Buda Local Fauna (Arikareean: Alachua County, Florida). Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.24, Number 2.

Pratt, A.E. (1990). Taphonomy of the Large Vertebrate Fauna from the Thomas Farm Locality (Miocene, Hemingfordian), Gilchrist County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.35, Number 2.

Stoutamire, S. (1975). A New Middle Miocene Vertebrate Fauna from the Florida Panhandle. M.S. Thesis - Texas Tech University. (Note: this is a 24 MB download.)

 

Florida - Pliocene

 

Leidy, J. (1896). Fossil Vertebrates from the Alachua Clays of Florida. Transactions of the Wagner Free Institute of Science of Philadelphia, Vol.IV.

Mansfield, W.C. (1931). Pliocene Fossils from Limestone in Southern Florida. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 170-D.

Morgan, G.S. and R.W. Portell (1996). The Tucker Borrow Pit: Paleontology and Stratigraphy of a Plio-Pleistocene Fossil Site in Brevard County, Florida. Papers in Florida Paleontology, Number 7. (Thanks to Nimravis for pointing this one out!)

Morgan, G.S. and B.R. Ridgway (1987). Late Pliocene (Late Blancan) Vertebrates from the St. Petersburg Times Site, Pinellas County, Florida, With a Brief Review of Florida Blancan Faunas. Papers in Florida Paleontology, Number 1. (Thanks to Nimravis for pointing this one out!)

Robertson, J.S. (1976). Latest Pliocene Mammals from Haile XV A, Alachua County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.20, Number 3.

Robertson, J.S. (1970). Blancan Mammals from Haile XVA, Alachua County, Florida. Ph.D. Dissertation - The University of Florida.

Ruez, D.R. (2002). Mammalian Taphonomy of the Early Irvingtonian (Late Pliocene) Inglis 1C Fauna (Citrus County, Florida). Southeastern Geology, Vol.41, Number 3.

 

Florida - Pleistocene
 

Bader, R.S. (1957). Two Pleistocene Mammalian Faunas from Alachua County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Vol.2, Number 5.

Bogan, A.E. and R.W. Portell (1995). Early Pleistocene Freshwater Bivalves (Mollusca: Unionidae) from the Leisey Shell Pits, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.37, Part 1, Number 6.

Converse, H.H. (1973). A Pleistocene Vertebrate Fauna from Palm Beach County, Florida. The Plaster Jacket, Number 21. (Thanks to Nimravis for pointing this one out!)

Emslie, S.D. (1995). An Early Irvingtonian Avifauna from Leisey Shell Pit, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.37, Part 1, Number 10.

Feranec, R.S. (2004). Geographic variation in the diet of hypsodont herbivores from the Rancholabrean of Florida. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 207.

Holman, J.A. (1959). Birds and Mammals from the Pleistocene of Williston, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Vol.5, Number 1.

Hulbert, R.C. and G.S. Morgan (1989). Stratigraphy, Paleontology, and Vertebrate Fauna of the Leisey Shell Pit Local Fauna, Early Pleistocene (Irvingtonian) of Southwestern Florida. Papers in Florida Paleontology, Number 2. (Thanks to Nimravis for pointing this one out!)

Jones, D.S., et al. (1995). Strontium Isotope Stratigraphy and Age Estimates for the Leisey Shell Pit Faunas, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.37, Part 1,L Number 2.

Kittle, B.A. and R.W. Portell (2010). Mollusca: Fort Thompson Formation (Late Pleistocene). Florida Fossil Invertebrates, Part 12. (Thanks to Nimravis for pointing this one out!)

MacFadden, B.J. (1995). Magnetic Polarity Stratigraphy and Correlation of the Leisey Shell Pits, Tampa Bay, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.37, Part 1, Number 3.

Martin, R.A. (1969). Fossil Mammals of the Coleman IIA Local Fauna, Sumter County, Florida. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida.

Meylan, P.A. (1995). Pleistocene Amphibians and Reptiles from the Leisey Shell Pit, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.37, Part 1, Number 9.

Morgan, G.S. and R.W. Portell (1996). The Tucker Borrow Pit: Paleontology and Stratigraphy of a Plio-Pleistocene Fossil Site in Brevard County, Florida. Papers in Florida Paleontology, Number 7. (Thanks to Nimravis for pointing this one out!)

Morgan, G.S. and R.C. Hulbert (1995). Overview of the Geology and Vertebrate Biochronology of the Leisey Shell Pit Local Fauna, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.37, Part 1.

Morgan, G.S. and J.A. White (1995). Small Mammals (Insectivora, Lagomorpha and Rodentia) from the Early Pleistocene (Irvingtonian) Leisey Shell Pit Local Fauna, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.37, Part II, Number 13.

Ober, L.D. (1978). The Monkey Jungle, A Late Pleistocene Fossil Site in Southern Florida. The Plaster Jacket, Number 28. (Thanks to Nimravis for pointing this one out!)

Portell, R.W. and B.A. Kittle (2010). Mollusca: Bermont Formation (Middle Pleistocene). Florida Fossil Invertebrates, Part 13. (Thanks to Nimravis for pointing this one out!)

Portell, R.W., K.S. Schindler and D. Nicol (1995). Biostratigraphy and Paleoecology of the Pleistocene Invertebrates from the Leisey Shell Pits, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.37, Part 1, Number 5.

Pratt, A.E. and R.C. Hulbert (1995). Taphonomy of the Terrestrial Mammals of Leisey Shell Pit 1A, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.37, Part 1, Number 7.

Rich, F.J. and L.A. Newsom (1995). Preliminary Palynological and Macrobotanical Report for the Leisey Shell Pit, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.37, Part 1, Number 4.

Scudder, S.J., E.H. Simons and G.S. Morgan (1995). Chondrichthyes and Osteichthyes from the Early Pleistocene Leisey Shell Pit Local Fauna, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.37, Part 1, Number 8.

Simpson, G.G. (1930). Additions to the Pleistocene of Florida. American Museum Novitates, Number 406.

Simpson, G.G. (1929). Pleistocene Mammalian Fauna of the Seminole Field, Pinellas County, Florida. Bulletin American Museum of Natural History, Vol.LVI, Article VIII.

Simpson, G.G. (1928). Pleistocene Mammals from a Cave in Citrus County, Florida. American Museum Novitates, Number 328.
 

Florida - General

 

Morgan, G.S. (2005). The Great American Biotic Interchange in Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Vol.45, Number 4.

Morgan, G.S. and A.E. Pratt (1983). Recent Discoveries of Late Tertiary Marine Mammals in Florida. The Plaster Jacket, Number 49. (Thanks to Nimravis for pointing this one out!)

Olsen, S.J. (1959). Fossil Mammals of Florida. Florida Geological Survey, Special Publication Number 6.

Patton, T.H. and S.D. Webb (1970). Fossil Vertebrate Deposits in Florida. The Plaster Jacket, Number 14. (Thanks to Nimravis for pointing this one out!)

Portell, R.W. and R.C. Hulbert (2011). Haile Quarries Fieldguide, Newberry, Florida. Southeastern Geological Society, Guidebook Number 53.

Scott, T.M. and F.R. Rupert (1994). A Fossil Hunter's Guide to the Geology of Southern Florida. Florida Geological Survey, Open File Report 66.

Simpson, G.G. (1930). Tertiary Land Mammals of Florida. Bulletin American Museum of Natural History, Vol.LIX, Article III.

Webb, S.D. (1981). The Thomas Farm Fossil Vertebrate Site. The Plaster Jacket, Number 37. (Thanks to Nimravis for pointing this one out!)

Georgia

 

Allen, A.T. and J.G. Lester (1954). Contributions to the Paleontology of Northwest Georgia. Georgia State Division of Conservation, Department of Mines, Mining and Geology, Bulletin Number 62. (172 pages)

Anderson, J.R., C. Gullett-Young and W.C. Elliott (2010). Correlation of the Sandersville Limestone Lithofacies to the Ocmulgee Formation, Georgia Coastal. Southeastern Geology, Vol.47, Number 4.

Bybell, L.M. and T.G. Gibson (1985). The Eocene Tallahatta Formation of Alabama and Georgia: Its Lithostratigraphy, Biostratigraphy, and Bearing on the Age of the Claibornian Stage. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1615.

Case, G.R. and D.R. Schwimmer (1988). Late Cretaceous Fish from the Blufftown Formation (Campanian) in Western Georgia. J.Paleont., 62(2).

Cooke, C.W. (1943). Geology of the Coastal Plain of Georgia. United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey, Bulletin 941. (353 pages)

Cooke, C.W. and H.K. Shearer (1919). Deposits of Claiborne and Jackson Age in Georgia. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 120-C.

Eargle, D.H. (1955). Stratigraphy of the Outcropping Cretaceous Rocks of Georgia. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1014.

Herrick, S.M. (1965). A Subsurface Study of Pleistocene Deposits in Coastal Georgia. Georgia State Division of Conservation, Department of Mines, Mining and Geology, Information Circular 31.

Herrick, S.M. and R.C. Vorhis (1963). Subsurface Geology of the Georgia Coastal Plain. Georgia State Division of Conservation, Department of Mines, Mining and Geology, Information Circular 25.

Mead, A.J., et al. (2006). Preliminary Comments on the Pleistocene Vertebrate Fauna from Clark Quarry, Brunswick, Georgia. CRP, 23.

Pickering, S.M. (1970). Stratigraphy, Paleontology, and Economic Geology of Portions of Perry and Cochran Quadrangles, Georgia. The Geological Survey of Georgia, Bulletin 81.

Rindsberg, A.K. and T.M. Chowns (1986). Ringgold Gap: Progradational sequences in the Ordovician and Silurian of northwest Georgia. Geological Society of America Centennial Field Guide - Southeastern Section.

Schwimmer, D.R. (2006). Paleontology of the coastal plain province. The New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Schwimmer, D.R. (1986). Late Cretaceous Fossils from the Blufftown Formation (Campanian) in Western Georgia. The Mosasaur, 3.

Schwimmer, D.R. and W.M. Montante (2007). Exceptional Fossil Preservation in the Conasauga Formation, Cambrian, Northwestern Georgia, USA. Palaios, Vol.22.

Schwimmer, D.R. and R.H. Best (1989). First Dinosaur Fossils from Georgia, With Notes on Additional Cretaceous Vertebrates from the State. Georgia Journal of Science, 147.

Schwimmer, D.R., et al. (1993). Late Cretaceous Dinosaurs from the Blufftown Formation in Western Georgia and Eastern Alabama. J.Paleont., 67(2).

Stephenson, L.W. (1956). Fossils from the Eutaw Formation Chattahoochee River Region, Alabama-Georgia. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 274-J.


Idaho
 

Bright, R.C. (1982). Paleontology of the Lacustrine Member of the American Falls Lake Beds, Southeastern Idaho. In: Cenozoic Geology of Idaho. Bonnichsen, B. and R.M. Breckenridge (eds.), Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology, Bulletin 26.

Christensen, A.M. (1999). Brachiopod Paleontology and Paleoecology of the Lower Mississippian Lodgepole Limestone in Southeastern Idaho. In: Guidebook to the Geology of Eastern Idaho. Hughes, S.S. and G.D. Thackray (eds.), Pocatello, Idaho Museum of Natural History.

Denison, R.H. (1968). Middle Devonian Fishes from the Lemhi Range of Idaho. Fieldiana Geology, Vol.16, Number 10.
Dorr, J.A. (1985). Newfound Early Cretaceous Dinosaurs and Other Fossils in Southeastern Idaho and Westernmost Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol.27, Number 3.
Fortsch, D.E. and P.K. Link (1999). Regional Geology and Fossil Sites from Pocatello to Montpelier, Freedom and Wayan, Southeastern Idaho and Western Wyoming. In: Guidebook to the Geology of Eastern Idaho: Pocatello. Hughes, S.S. and G.D. Thackray (eds.), Idaho Museum of Natural History.
Girty, G.H. (1910). The Fauna of the Phosphate Beds of the Park City Formation in Idaho, Wyoming and Utah. United States Geological Survey, Bulletin 436.
Grader, G.W. and C.M. Dehler (1999). Devonian Stratigraphy in East-Central Idaho: New Perspectives from the Lemhi Range and Bayhorse Area. In: Guidebook to the Geology of Eastern Idaho. Hughes, S.S. and G.D. Thackray (eds.), Idaho Museum of Natural History.

Mansfield, G.R. and G.H. Girty (1927). Geography, Geology, and Mineral Resources of Part of Southeastern Idaho With Descriptions of Carboniferous and Triassic Fossils. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 152.

Maxey, G.B. (1958). Lower and Middle Cambrian Stratigraphy in Northern Utah and Southeastern Idaho. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, Vol.69.

Repenning, C.A., T.R. Weasma and G.R. Scott (1995). The Early Pleistocene (Latest Blancan - Earliest Irvingtonian) Froman Ferry Fauna and History of the Glenns Ferry Formation, Southwestern Idaho. U.S. Geological Survey, Bulletin 2105.

Ruez, D.R. (2009). Framework for stratigraphic analysis of Pliocene fossiliferous deposits at Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Idaho. Rocky Mountain Geology, Vol.44, Number 1.

Scott, W.E., et al. (1982). Revised Quaternary Stratigraphy and Chronology In the American Falls Area, Southeastern Idaho. In: Cenozoic Geology of Idaho. B. Bonnichsen and R.M. Breckenridge (eds.), Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology, Bulletin 26.

Smith, G.R., et al. (1982). Fish Biostratigraphy of Late Miocene to Pleistocene Sediments of the Western Snake River Plain, Idaho. In: Cenozoic Geology of Idaho. B. Bonnichsen and R.M. Breckenridge (eds.), Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology, Bulletin 26.

Vallier, T.L. and H.C. Brooks (eds.)(1986). Geology of the Blue Mountains Region of Oregon, Idaho, and Washington. United States Geological Survey, Professional Paper 1435.  Contains:

  • Paleozoic and Mesozoic faunas of the Blue Mountains province: a review of their geologic implications and comments on papers in the volume.
  • Late Triassic bivalves of the Martin Bridge Limestone, Hells Canyon, Oregon: taphonomy, paleoecology, paleozoogeography.
  • Late Triassic coelenterate faunas of western Idaho and northeastern Oregon: implications for biostratigraphy and paleogeography.
  • A Norian (Late Triassic) ichthyosaur from the Martin Bridge Limestone, Wallowa Mountains, Oregon.
  • Jurassic ammonites and biostratigraphy of eastern Oregon and western Idaho.
  • Conodont ages for limestones of eastern Oregon and their implications for pre-Tertiary melange terranes.
  • Faunal affinities and tectonogenesis of Mesozoic rocks in the Blue Mountains province of eastern Oregon and western Idaho.
  • Geologic implications of radiolarian-bearing Paleozoic and Mesozoic rocks from the Blue Mountains province, eastern Oregon.

 

Illinois

 

Carpenter, D., et al. (2011). Fishes and Tetrapods in the Upper Pennsylvanian (Kasimovian) Cohn Coal Member of the Mattoon Formation of Illinois, United States: Systematics, Paleoecology and Paleoenvironments. Palaios, Vol.26.

Collinson, C. and R. Skartvedt (1960). Pennsylvanian Plant Fossils of Illinois. Illinois State Geological Survey, Field Book.

Cooper, C.L. (1947). Upper Kincaid (Mississippian) Microfauna from Johnson County, Illinois. State of Illinois, State Geological Survey, Report of Investigations-Number 122.

Cope, K.H., et al. (2005). The fauna of the Clayton Formation (Paleocene, Danian) of southern Illinois: a case of K/P survivorship and Danian recovery. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum, Number 32.
Crook, A.R. (1912). Geology of Sangamon County. Illinois State Journal Co., State Printers.

Fernandes, A.S. (2012). A geobiological investigation of the Mazon Creek concretions of northeastern Illinois, mechanisms of formation and diagenesis. Masters Thesis - Western University. (190 pages)

Frye, J.C., et al. (1972). Geology and Paleontology of Late Pleistocene Lake Saline, Southeastern Illinois. Illinois State Geological Survey, Circular 471.
Furnish, W.M., et al. (1971). Faunal Studies of the Type Chesterian, Upper Mississippian of Southwestern Illinois. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Paper 51.
Galbreath, E.C. (1938). Post-Glacial Fossil Vertebrates from East-Central Illinois. Geological Series of Field Museum of Natural History, Vol.VI, Number 20.

Jennings, J.R. (1970). Preliminary Report on Fossil Plants from the Chester Series (Upper Mississippian) of Illinois. Transactions Illinois Academy of Science, 63.
Johnson, R.G. and E.S. Richardson (1968). Pennsylvanian Invertebrates of the Mazon Creek Area, Illinois. The Essex Fauna and Medusae. Fieldiana Geology, Vol.12, Number 7.

Johnson, W.H., et al. (1972). Pleistocene Stratigraphy of East-Central Illinois. Illinois State Geological Survey, Guidebook Series 9.

Mikulic, D.G. and J. Kluessendorf (2002). The Silurian Geology and Stone Industry of Jersey County, Illinois. Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers 2002 Science Teachers' Workshop.

Mikulic, D.G. and J. Kluessendorf (1999). The Classic Silurian Reefs of the Chicago Area. ISGS Guidebook 29.
Richardson, E.S. (1956). Pennsylvanian Invertebrates of the Mazon Creek Area, Illinois. Marine Fauna. Fieldiana Geology, Vol.12, Number 3.

Smith, W.H., et al. (1970). Depositional Environments in Parts of the Carbondale Formation - Western and Northern Illinois. Francis Creek Shale and Associated Strata and Mazon Creek Biota. Illinois State Geological Survey, Guidebook Series Number 8. (127 pages)

Wanless, H.R. (1958). Pennsylvanian Faunas of the Beardstown, Glasford, Havana and Vermont Quadrangles. Illinois State Geological Survey, Report of Investigations 205.
Weller, S. (1900). The Paleontology of the Niagaran Limestone in the Chicago Area. The Trilobita. The Natural History Survey, Bulletin Number 4, Part II. (178 pages, 26.6MB download)

Willman, H.B. and D.R. Kolata (1978). The Platteville and Galena Groups in Northern Illinois. Illinois State Geological Survey, Circular 502.

 

Indiana

 

Ausich, W.I., T.W. Kammer, and N.G. Lane (1979). Fossil Communities of the Borden (Mississippian) Delta in Indiana and Northern Kentucky. Journal of Paleontology, Vol.53, Number 5.

Brett, C.E., et al. (2012). Revised Telychian-Sheinwoodian (Silurian) stratigraphy of the Laurentian mid-continent: building uniform nomenclature along the Cincinnati Arch. Bulletin of Geosciences, 87(4).
Farlow, J.O. and A. Argast (2006). Preservation of Fossil Bone from the Pipe Creek Sinkhole (Late Neogene, Grant County, Indiana, U.S.A.). J.Paleont.Soc. Korea, Vol.22, Number 1.
Farlow, J.O., et al. (2001). The Pipe Creek Sinkhole Biota, a Diverse Late Tertiary Continental Fossil Assemblage from Grant County, Indiana. Am.Midl.Nat., 145(2).
Haas, O. (1946). Annotated Faunal List of the Glen Dean Formation of Crane, Indiana. American Museum Novitates, Number 1307.
Perry, T.G. (1959). Fossils: Prehistoric Animals in Hoosier Rocks. Indiana Department of Conservation Geological Survey, Circular Number 7.
Pope, J.K. (1976). Upper Ordovician (Richmondian) Fossils and Strata of Eastern Indiana, Brookville to Richmond. Ohio Academy of Science, Geology Field Trip, 1976.

Siemann-Gartmann, S.M. (1983). Microfauna of the Middle Silurian Waldron Shale, Southeastern Indiana. Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Vol.71, Part I.
Simonelli, G. (2007). Sedimentology, Geochemistry and Paleobiology of a Marginal Marine Depositional Environment, the Mansfield Formation, Martin County, Indiana. Masters Thesis - Indiana University.
Smith, N.M., A.C. Brookley and D.J. McGregor (1954). Common Rocks, Minerals and Fossils Found in Indiana. Indiana Department of Conservation Geological Survey, Circular Number 3.
Wayne, W.J. (1963). Pleistocene Formations in Indiana. Geological Survey Bulletin Number 25, Indiana Department of Conservation.

 

Iowa

 

Baumann, S.D.J. (2009). Rock Outcrop of the Maquoketa Graf Section and Highway D-17 Section, Iowa. Lower Scales and Neda Formations.
Brenner, R.L., et al. (1981). Cretaceous Stratigraphy and Sedimentation in Northwest Iowa, Northeast Nebraska, & Southeast South Dakota. Iowa Geological Survey Guidebook, Series Number 4.

Fenton, C.L and M.A. Fenton (1924). The Stratigraphy and Fauna of the Hackberry Stage of the Upper Devonian. Contributions from the Museum of Geology - University of Michigan, Vol.1.

Fields, C. and T. Marshall (eds.)(2010). The Pennsylvanian Geology of South-Central Iowa. Geological Society of Iowa, Guidebook 86. Contains:

  • Introduction to the Pennsylvanian Geology of South-Central Iowa.
  • Pennsylvanian Geology of Decatur City and Thayer Quarries.
  • Paleontology and Paleoecology of the Pennsylvanian in South-Central Iowa.
  • Pleistocene Geology in Decatur and Union Counties, South-Central Iowa.

Iowa Association of Naturalists (1999). Iowa Geology and Fossils. Iowa Physical Environment Series.
Marshall, T. and C. Fields (eds.) (2010). The Pennsylvanian Geology of South-Central Iowa. Geological Society of Iowa, Guidebook 86.

Miller, R.D. (1964). Geology of the Omaha-Council Bluffs Area, Nebraska-Iowa. U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper 472.

Rose, J.N. (1966). The Fossils and Rocks of Eastern Iowa: A Half-Billion Years of Iowa History. Masters Thesis - University of Iowa. (Thanks to Bev for finding this one!)

Snyder, D. (2006). A study of the fossil vertebrate fauna from the Jasper Hiemstra Quarry, Delta, Iowa and its environment. Ph.D. Thesis - The University of Iowa.

Wilson, J. (2007). Lost in Iowa Road Trip - Devonian Day Trip. Iowa Outdoors.

Witzke, B.J., et al. (1997). Geology in the Dubuque Area. Geological Society of Iowa, Guidebook 63.

 

Kansas

 

Kansas - Carboniferous

 

Adams, G.I., G.H. Girty and D. White (1903). Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the Upper Carboniferous Rocks of the Kansas Section. United States Geological Survey, Bulletin Number 211.

Mudge, M.R. and E.L. Yochelson (1962). Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the Uppermost Pennsylvanian and Lowermost Permian Rocks in Kansas. Unites States Geological Society, Professional Paper 323.

Tway, L.E. (1979). Pennsylvanian Ichthyoliths from the Shawnee Group of Eastern Kansas. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Paper 96.
 

Kansas - Permian

 

Mudge, M.R. and E.L. Yochelson (1962). Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the Uppermost Pennsylvanian and Lowermost Permian Rocks in Kansas. U.S. Geological Society, Professional Paper 323.

Schultze, H-P (1985). Marine to Onshore Vertebrates in the Lower Permian of Kansas and Their Paleoenvironmental Implications. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Paper 113.

 

Kansas - Cretaceous

 

Bennett, S.C. Inferring Stratigraphic Position of Fossil Vertebrates from the Niobrara Chalk of Western Kansas.

Bice, K.N. (2015). Fossil Marine Vertebrates from the Codell Sandstone Member of the Upper Cretaceous Carlisle Shale in Jewell County, Kansas. Masters Thesis - DePaul University. (96 pages)

Frey, R.W. (1972). Paleoecology and Depositional Environment of Fort Hays Limestone Member, Niobrara Chalk (Cretaceous), west-central Kansas. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Article 58, Cretaceous 3. (Download from site.)

Frey, R.W. (1970). Trace Fossils of Fort Hays Limestone Member of Niobrara Chalk (Upper Cretaceous), West-Central Kansas. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Article 53 (Cretaceous 2).

Gill, J.R., W.A. Cobban and L.G. Schultz (1972). Stratigraphy and Composition of the Sharon Springs Member of the Pierre Shale in Western Kansas. United States Geological Survey, Professional Paper 728.

Hattin, D.E. (1982). Stratigraphy and Depositional Environment of Smoky Hill Chalk Member, Niobrara Chalk (Upper Cretaceous) of the Type Area, Western Kansas. Kansas State Geological Survey, Bulletin 225.

Johnson-Ransom, E. and K. Shimada (2016). Fossil fishes from the Pfeifer Shale Member of the Upper Cretaceous Greenhorn Limestone in north-central Kansas, U.S.A.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, Vol.119, Number 2.

Liggett, G.A., et al. (2005). Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) reptiles from northwestern Russell County, Kansas.PaleoBios, 25(2).

McIntosh, A.P., K. Shimada and M.J. Everhart (2016). Late Cretaceous marine vertebrate fauna from the Fairport Chalk Member of the Carlile Shale in southern Ellis County, Kansas, U.S.A. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, Vol.119, Number 2.

Scott, R.W. (1970). Paleoecology and Paleontology of the Lower Cretaceous Kiowa Formation, Kansas. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Article 52, Cretaceous 1. (Download from site.)
Shimada, K. (2006). Marine Vertebrates from the Blue Hill Shale Member of the Carlile Shale (Upper Cretaceous: Middle Turonian) in Kansas.In: Cretaceous vertebrates from the Western Interior. Lucas, S.G. and R.M.Sullivan (eds.) New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 35.

Shimada, K. and C. Fielitz (2006). Annotated Checklist of Fossil Fishes from the Smoky Hill Chalk of the Niobrara Chalk (Upper Cretaceous) in Kansas. In: Cretaceous vertebrates from the Western Interior. Lucas, S.G. and R.M. Sullivan (eds). New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 35.

 

Kansas - Pliocene
 

Hibbard, C.W. (1964). A Contribution to the Saw Rock Canyon Local Fauna of Kansas. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, Vol.XLIX.

Hibbard, C.W. (1950). Mammals of the Rexroad Formation from Fox Canyon, Kansas. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol. VIII, Number 6.

Hibbard, C.W. (1949). Pliocene Saw Rock Canyon Fauna in Kansas.Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol.VII, Number 5.

Liggett, G.A. (1997). The Beckerdite Local Biota (Early Hemphillian) and the First Tertiary Occurrence of a Crocodilian from Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 100(3-4).

Wilson, R.L. (1968). Systematics and Faunal Analysis of a Lower Pliocene Vertebrate Assemblage from Trego County, Kansas.Contributions From The Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol.22, Number 7.
Woodburne, M.O. (1961). Upper Pliocene Geology and Vertebrate Paleontology of Part of the Meade Basin, Kansas.Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, Vol.XLVI.

 

Kansas - Pleistocene

 

Eshelman, R.E. (1975). Geology and Paleontology of the Early Pleistocene (Late Blancan) White Rock Fauna from North-Central Kansas. Claude W. Hibbard Memorial Volume 4.

Eshelman, R.E. and C.W. Hibbard (1981). Nash Local Fauna (Pleistocene: Aftonian) of Meade County, Kansas. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol.25, Number 16.

Hibbard, C.W. (1963). A Late Illinoian Fauna from Kansas and Its Climatic Significance. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, Vol.XLVIII.
Hibbard, C.W. (1955). The Jinglebob Interglacial (Sangamon?) Fauna from Kansas and its Climatic Significance. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol. XII, Number 10.

Hibbard, C.W. (1951). Vertebrate Fossils from the Pleistocene Stump Arroyo Member, Meade County, Kansas. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michgan, Vol. IX, Number 7.

Hibbard, C.W. (1949. Pleistocene Stratigraphy and Paleontology of Meade County, Kansas.Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol.VII, Number 4.

Hibbard, C.W., et al. (1978). Mammals from the Kanopolis Local Fauna, Pleistocene (Yarmouth) of Ellsworth County, Kansas. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol. 25, Number 2.
Hibbard, C.W. and D.W. Taylor (1960). Two Late Pleistocene Faunas from Southwestern Kansas. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol.XVI, Number 1.

Holman, J.A. (1987). Climatic Significance of a Late Illinoian Herpetofauna from Southwestern Kansas. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol.27, Number 5.

Layzell, A.L., et al. (2017). Quaternary Stratigraphy and Stratigraphic Nomenclature Revisions in Kansas. Current Research in Earth Sciences, Bulletin 263. (Thanks to Oxytropidoceras for finding this one!)

Miller, B.B. (1970). The Sandahl Molluscan Fauna (Illinoian) from McPherson County, Kansas. The Ohio Journal of Science, 70(1).

Semken, R.A. (1966). Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the McPherson Equus Beds (Sandahl Local Fauna), McPherson County, Kansas. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol.XX, Number 6.
 

Kansas - General

 

Bass, N.W. (1926). Geologic Investigations in Western Kansas. State Geological Survey of Kansas, Bulletin 11. (60MB download)  Contains:

  • Geology of Ellis County
  • Geology of Hamilton County
  • Geologic structure of the Dakota sandstone
  • Structure and limits of the Kansas salt beds

Brosius, L., et al. (2003). Geology and Paleontology of Northwestern Kansas: Public Field Trip. Kansas Geological Society, Open-file Report 2003-25.

Hibbard, C.W. (1952). Vertebrate Fossils from Late Cenozoic Deposits of Central Kansas. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Article 11, Vertebrata 2.

Liggett, G.A. (2005). A review of the dinosaurs from Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, Vol.108, Numbers 1/2.

Liggett, G.A., R.J. Zakrewski, and K.L. McNinch (1998). Geologic and Paleontologic Investigation of the Cimarron National Grassland, Morton County, Kansas. Dakoterra, Vol.5.

Martin, L.D. (1979). Survey of Fossil Vertebrates from East Central Kansas. Kansas River Bank Stabilization Study, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

 

Kentucky
 

Ausich, W.I., T.W. Kammer, and N.G. Lane (1979). Fossil Communities of the Borden (Mississippian) Delta in Indiana and Northern Kentucky. Journal of Paleontology, Vol.53, Number 5.
Barron, L.S. and F.R. Ettensohn (1981). Paleoecology of the Devonian-Mississippian Black-Shale Sequence in Eastern Kentucky With an Atlas of Some Common Fossils. United States Department of Energy.

Black, D.F.B. and N.P. Cupples (1973). Strodes Creek Member (Upper Ordovician) -- A New Map Unit in the Lexington Limestone of North-Central Kentucky. United States Geological Survey, Bulletin 1372-C.

Brett, C.E., et al. (2012). Revised Telychian-Sheinwoodian (Silurian) stratigraphy of the Laurentian mid-continent: building uniform nomenclature along the Cincinnati Arch. Bulletin of Geosciences, 87(4).
Chesnut, D.R. (1981). Marine Zones of the Upper Carboniferous of Eastern Kentucky. In: Coal and coal-bearing rocks of eastern Kentucky. Cobb, J.C., et al. (eds.)
Davis, W.J. (1885). Kentucky Fossil Corals. A Monograph of the Fossil Corals of the Silurian and Devonian Rocks of Kentucky. Part II. Kentucky Geological Survey.
Foerste, A.F. (1931). III. Silurian Fauna. In: The Paleontology of Kentucky. Jillson, W.R. (ed.), The Kentucky Geological Society.
Foerste, A.G. (1909). The Bedford Fauna at Indian Fields and Irvine, Kentucky. The Ohio Naturalist, Vol.IX, Number 7.
Garcia, W.J., G.W. Storrs, and S.F. Greb (2006). The Hancock County tetrapod locality: A new Mississippian (Chesterian) wetlands fauna from western Kentucky (USA). Geological Society of America, Special Paper 399.

Greb, S.F., et al. (2015). Late Mississippian vertebrate palaeoecology and taphonomy, Buffalo Wallow Formation, western Kentucky, USA. Lethaia.

Greb, S.F., et al. (2008). Mud Mounds, Paleoslumps, Crinoids and More; the Geology of the Fort Payne Formation at Lake Cumberland, south-central Kentucky. Field Trip for the Kentucky Chapter of the American Institute of Professional Geologists. (Thanks to doushantuo for locating this one!)

McDowell, R.C. (1983). Stratigraphy of the Silurian Outcrop Belt on the East Side of the Cincinnati Arch in Kentucky, With Revisions in the Nomenclature. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 1151-F.
McFarlan, A.C. (1931). II. The Ordovician Fauna of Kentucky. In: The Paleontology of Kentucky. Jillson, W.R. (ed.), The Kentucky Geological Society.
Moodie, R.L. (1931). VII. The Pennsylvanian Vertebrate Fauna of Kentucky. In: The Paleontology of Kentucky. Jillson, W.R. (ed.), The Kentucky Geological Society.
Moodie, R.L. (1931). I. The Geological Succession of Life in Kentucky. In: The Paleontology of Kentucky. Jillson, W.R. (ed.), The Kentucky Geological Society.
Morse, W.C. (1931). VI. The Pennsylvanian Invertebrate Fauna of Kentucky. In: The Paleontology of Kentucky. Jillison, W.R. (ed.), The Kentucky Geological Society.
Nettleroth, H. (1889). Kentucky Fossil Shells. A Monograph of the Fossil Shells of the Silurian and Devonian Rocks of Kentucky. Kentucky Geological Survey. (73.6MB download)
Roberts, J.K. (1931). VIII. Mesozoic Flora and Fauna. In: The Paleontology of Kentucky. Jillson, W.R. (ed.), The Kentucky Geological Society.
Savage, T.E. (1931). IV. The Devonian Fauna of Kentucky. In: The Paleontology of Kentucky. Jillson, W.R. (ed.), The Kentucky Geological Society.

Weller, J.M. (1931). V. Mississippian Fauna. In: The Paleontology of Kentucky. Jillison, W.R. (ed.), The Kentucky Geological Society.


Louisiana
 

Gartner, S. and L.A. Smith (1967). Coccoliths and Related Calcarous Nannofossils from the Yazoo Formation (Jackson, Late Eocene) of Louisiana. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Paper 20.

Glawe, L.N., J.F. Anderson and D.E. Bell (2014). Late Paleocene examples of residual coloration and embryonic features in juvenile marine mollusks from Northwest Louisiana. Palaeontologia Electronica, Vol.17, Issue 2; 30A.

Hill, J.L. (2010). Taphonomy and Sedimentology of Two Miocene Vertebrate Fossil Sites on Fort Polk, Louisiana. Masters Thesis - Louisiana State University.

Mossa, J. and B.A. Schumacher (1993). Fossil Tree Casts in South Louisiana Soils. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, Vol.63, Number 4.
Schiebout, J.A. and S. Robichaud. Fossil Hunting in Louisiana Gravels. Louisiana State University.

Schiebout, J.A., et al. (2004). Paleofaunal & Environmental Research on Miocene Fossil Sites TVOR SE and TVOR S on Fort Polk, Louisiana, with Continued Survey, Collection, Processing and Documentation of Other Miocene Localities. Prepared for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District.
Stringer, G.L. (2002). 46-Million-Year-Old Marine Fossils from the Cane River Site, North-central Louisiana. Louisiana Geological Survey, Public Information Series Number 10.

Vaughn, T.W. (1896). A Brief Contribution to the Geology and Paleontology of Northwestern Louisiana. U.S. Geological Survey, Bulletin 142.
Yann, L.T. (2010). Rare Earth Elements as an Investigative Tool into the Source, Age and Ecology of Late Miocene to Late Pleistocene Fossils from the Tunica Hills, Louisiana. Masters Thesis - Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College.

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If you (or anybody else) ever come across anything on a Miocene lacustrine deposit in Chihuahua, Mexico, please let me know. I have been searching for info and have almost written it off as a myth; I have some bird tracks that are supposed to have come from such a site.

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