Cedar Run (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as TMM 40068; Cedar Creek; Derrick Farm in part

Where: Washington County, Texas (30.1° N, 96.1° W: paleocoordinates 30.7° N, 92.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Oakville Formation, Hemingfordian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the TMM

Primary reference: H. E. Wood and A. E. Wood. 1937. Mid-Tertiary Vertebrates from the Texas Coastal Plain: Fact and Fable. American Midland Naturalist 18(1):129-146 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 18617: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Glires -
Rodentia indet. rodent
squirrel-sized
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Fossorcastor cf. fossor4 Peterson 1905 beaver
Pseudopalaeocastor cf. barbouri4 Peterson 1905 beaver
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Leporidae indet.9 Fischer de Waldheim 1817 rabbit
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Diceratherium annectens6 Marsh 1873 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Nexuotapirus marslandensis1 Schoch 1984 tapir
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Anchippus cf. texanus" = Desmatippus texanus5, Archaeohippus blackbergi
"Anchippus cf. texanus" = Desmatippus texanus5 Leidy 1868 anchitheriine horse
Archaeohippus blackbergi Hay 1924 anchitheriine horse
 Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
Daphoenodon sp.2 Peterson 1909 bear-dog
 Carnivora - Canidae
Phlaocyon minor8 Matthew 1907 bone-crushing dog
Canidae indet.
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Tayassuidae indet.3 Palmer 1897 peccary
not the same as original, erroneous record of Wood and Wood
 Ungulata - Protoceratidae
? Protoceras sp.2 Marsh 1891 protoceratid
Prosynthetoceras sp.3 Patton 1967 protoceratid
 Ungulata - Moschidae
Problastomeryx primus7 Matthew 1908 musk deer
"AMNH 30085"