Catalpa Creek (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Lowndes County, Mississippi (33.5° N, 88.4° W: paleocoordinates 33.5° N, 88.4° W)

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When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified, silty, sandy claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Primary reference: J. A. Holman. 1976. Paleoclimatic Implication of "Ecologically Incompatible" hereptological species (Late Pleistocene; Southeastern United States). The Herpetologists' League 32(3):290-295 [M. Uhen/L. Harfoush]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 164396: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Lina Harfoush on 02.12.2014, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Panchelydridae
Macrochelys temminckii Troost 1835 Alligator snapping turtle
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Geochelone crassiscutata" = Hesperotestudo crassiscutata Leidy 1889 turtle
Geochelone sp. Fitzinger 1835 turtle
Gopherus polyphemus Daudin 1802 Florida gopher tortoise
This specimen is a water-worn XIPH
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Emydoidea blandingii Holbrook 1838 Blanding's turtle