Dripping Springs (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as TMM 880

Where: Colorado County, Texas (29.7° N, 96.7° W: paleocoordinates 30.2° N, 93.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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 18622: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002

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Taxonomic list

• reported by Weeks 1945 as Dripping Springs and by Hesse as TMM 880
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Protohippus perditus Leidy 1858 horse