Puente Ixcán (Neogene of Mexico)

Where: Mexico (16.1° N, 91.1° W: paleocoordinates 16.3° N, 89.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal; silty sandstone

• coastal lagoon or overbank deposits
• silty sandstones

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. A. Brochu and G. Carbot-Chanona. 2015. Biogeographic and Systematic Implications of a Caimanine from the Late Miocene of Southern Mexico. Journal of Herpetology 49(1):138-142 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 181304: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 02.09.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. softshell turtle
 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
Dermatemydidae indet. Baur 1888 mud turtle
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
cf. Crocodylus sp. Laurenti 1768 crocodile
procoelous vertebrae and teeth
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
Caimaninae indet. Brochu 1999 crocodilian
IHNFG 4737
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras cf. hicksi Cook 1927 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Anchitheriinae indet. Leidy 1869 anchitheriine horse
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotherium sp. Burmeister 1837 gomphothere