Foster Estate, San Jacinto County Site 6 (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as Point Blank fauna; TMM 31244; WPA, Work Project No. 17060

Where: San Jacinto County, Texas (30.7° N, 95.2° W: paleocoordinates 31.1° N, 92.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by WPA in 1941; reposited in the TMM

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: Anonymous. 1941. The ninth quarterly report covering the quarter ending June 30, 1941 for the state-wide paleontologic-mineralogic survey in Texas. A Federal Works Agency Work Projects Administration Project. O.P. No. 665-66-3-233. State Serial No. 300-88 1-41 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 18625: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Castoridae
Anchitheriomys sp.1 Roger 1885 beaver
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet.3 Gray 1821 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparionini indet.2 Quinn 1955 hipparionine horse
Protohippus sp.3 Leidy 1858 horse