Castolon (TMM 41464) ( of the United States)

Also known as Merychyus palate locality

Where: Brewster County, Texas (29.1° N, 103.5° W: paleocoordinates 30.0° N, 98.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Delaho Formation), Arikareean (30.8 - 20.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the TMM

Primary reference: M. S. Stevens. 1977. Further study of Castolon Local Fauna (Early Miocene), Big Bend National Park, Texas. The Pearce-Sellards Series 28:1-69 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 178063: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 15.04.2016

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Taxonomic list

• NISP 2
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
Merychyus cf. calaminthus Jahns 1940 oreodont
TMM 41464-1