Wright Farm (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as Smith Place; Windham Place

Where: Polk County, Texas (30.7° N, 94.7° W: paleocoordinates 31.1° N, 91.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Fleming Formation, Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: B. J. MacFadden. 1984. Systematics and phylogeny of Hipparion, Neohipparion, Nannippus, and Cormohipparion (Mammalia, Equidae) from the Miocene and Pliocene of the New World. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 179(1):1-195 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 18675: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• see Patton and Taylor 1971 for locality data
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion shirleyae1 MacFadden 1984 hipparionine horse
 Ungulata - Protoceratidae
Prosynthetoceras francisi2 Frick 1937 protoceratid