Castolon (TMM 40635) ( of the United States)

Where: Brewster County, Texas (29.2° N, 103.2° W: paleocoordinates 30.1° N, 98.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Delaho Formation), Harrisonian (24.8 - 20.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the TMM

Primary reference: M. S. Stevens, J. B. Stevens, and M. R. Dawson. 1969. New Early Miocene Formation and Vertebrate Local Fauna, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas. Pearce-Sellards Series 15:1-15 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 17768: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• NISP 49+
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
? Geochelone sp. Fitzinger 1835 turtle
40635-33
 Squamata -
Heloderma texana n. sp.2 Stevens 1977 beaded lizard
Mammalia
 Glires -
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Similisciurus maxwelli n. sp.2 Stevens 1977 squirrel
 Rodentia -
Geomyoidea indet.1 Bonaparte 1845 rodent
 Rodentia - Geomyidae
Gregorymys riograndensis n. sp.2 Stevens 1977 pocket gopher
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Archaeolagus buangulus Stevens et al. 1969 rabbit
Archaeolagus cf. acaricolus Dawson 1958 rabbit
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
? Brachyerix hibbardi n. sp.2 Stevens 1977 hedgehog
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
? Megalictis sp.1 Matthew 1907 mustelid carnivore
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canidae indet. Fischer 1817 canid
40635-67
? Phlaocyon cf. annectens2 Peterson 1907 bone-crushing dog
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
"Merycoides harrisonensis" = Paramerychyus harrisonensis1
"Merycoides harrisonensis" = Paramerychyus harrisonensis1 Peterson 1907 oreodont
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelidae indet. Gray 1821 camel
small
Priscocamelus wilsoni Stevens et al. 1969 camel
Delahomeryx browni Stevens et al. 1969 camel
 Ungulata - Hypertragulidae
Nanotragulus ordinatus2 Matthew 1907 ruminant
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
Herpetotherium sp.2 Cope 1873 marsupial