Goodrich Site 2 (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as TMM 31184; Site 18

Where: Polk County, Texas (30.7° N, 94.7° W: paleocoordinates 31.1° N, 91.8° 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 18629: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

• I assume that Hesse's list for a second TMM 31183 in the Goodrich fauna is a lapsus and refers to this site
"12 specimens"
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Apalone sp.5 Rafinesque 1832 softshell turtle
TMM 31184-6 costal fragments
Mammalia
 Glires -
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
"Aphelops sp. (large)"
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hippotherium sp.2 Kaup 1832 hipparionine horse
Nannippus sp.4 Matthew 1926 hipparionine horse
Protohippus perditus3 Leidy 1858 horse
Calippus regulus2 Johnston 1937 horse
 Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
Amphicyoninae indet.6 Trouessart 1885 bear-dog
Ischyrocyon gidleyi5 Matthew 1902 bear-dog
TMM 31184-2 M1
 Carnivora - Canidae
Borophaginae indet.1 Simpson 1945 bone-crushing dog
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotherium sp.1 Burmeister 1837 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelidae indet. Gray 1821 camel
 Ungulata -