Rentfro Pit 1 (Neogene of the United States)

Where: Hartley County, Texas (35.7° N, 102.3° W: paleocoordinates 36.0° N, 100.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Ogallala Formation, Late/Upper Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

• said to be late Hemphillian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: D. B. Wright. 1989. Phylogenetic relationships of Catagonus wagneri: sister taxa from the Tertiary of North America. Advances in Neotropical Mammalogy 281-308 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 18340: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras hicksi3 Cook 1927 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Neohipparion eurystyle2 Cope 1893 hipparionine horse
Dinohippus interpolatus2 Cope 1893 horse
Astrohippus stockii1 Lance 1950 horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Eucyon davisi4 Merriam 1911 canine
"Rentfro Pit, Ogallala Group (Latest Hem- phillian), 4 miles southwest of Channing, Hartley County, Texas"
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Catagonus sp. Ameghino 1904 Chacoan peccary