Bennett Farm (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as Point Blank fm.; Site 4; TMM 31242

Where: San Jacinto County, Texas (30.5° N, 95.0° W: paleocoordinates 30.9° N, 92.2° 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 18608: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• same level as Gay Hill
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras meridianum3 Leidy 1865 rhinoceros
Peraceras hessei3 Prothero and Manning 1987 rhinoceros
Aphelops megalodus3 Cope 1873 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Merychippus gunteri1 Simpson 1930 horse
"Merychippus goorisi" = Cormohipparion goorisi2 MacFadden and Skinner 1981 hipparionine horse
Protohippus vetus1 Quinn 1955 horse
Calippus proplacidus1 Osborn 1918 horse
 Ungulata - Protoceratidae
Prosynthetoceras sp.4 Patton 1967 protoceratid
TMM 31242