McMurry Pits 1/2 (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as McMurray Pits; McMurray Place

Where: San Jacinto County, Texas (30.5° N, 95.0° W: paleocoordinates 30.9° N, 92.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: D. R. Prothero and E. M. Manning. 1987. Miocene rhinoceroses from the Texas Gulf Coastal Plain. Journal of Paleontology 61(2):388-423 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]more details

PaleoDB collection 18644: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras meridianum Leidy 1865 rhinoceros
Peraceras hessei Prothero and Manning 1987 rhinoceros
Aphelops megalodus Cope 1873 rhinoceros
 Ungulata - Protoceratidae
Prosynthetoceras francisi1 Frick 1937 protoceratid
 Ungulata - Moschidae
Longirostromeryx wellsi2 Matthew 1904 musk deer