Belt's Creek (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as TMM 40622

Where: Tyler County, Texas (30.8° N, 94.3° W: paleocoordinates 31.2° N, 91.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the TMM

Primary reference: D. R. Prothero and E. M. Manning. 1987. Miocene rhinoceroses from the Texas Gulf Coastal Plain. Journal of Paleontology 61(2):388-423 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]more details

PaleoDB collection 18607: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Peraceras hessei Prothero and Manning 1987 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Merychippus gunteri2 Simpson 1930 horse
from "TMM 40062" (presumably a lapsus)
Hipparionini indet.2 Quinn 1955 hipparionine horse
Protohippus vetus1 Quinn 1955 horse
 Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae
Bouromeryx submilleri1 Frick 1937 ruminant