Akin Hill (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as Garvin Gully fauna; TMM 30873; TMM 31387; TAM 46; Aiken Hill

Where: Walker County, Texas (30.6° N, 95.2° W: paleocoordinates 31.1° N, 92.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the TMM

Primary reference: C. J. Hesse. 1943. A Preliminary Report on the Miocene Vertebrate Faunas of Southeast Texas. Transactions of the Texas Academy of Sciences 26:157-179 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 18604: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995

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Taxonomic list

• "very low in the Fleming section, and most of the exposures in this vicinity are Catahoula"; considered an equivalent of Cedar Run by Tedford et al. 1987
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
 Ungulata -
Artiodactyla indet. Owen 1848 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelidae indet. Gray 1821 camel
 Ungulata - Protoceratidae
Prosynthetoceras texanus2 Hay 1924 protoceratid
 Ungulata - Moschidae
Blastomerycinae indet.1 Frick 1937 musk deer