Red Hill (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as Pleasant Hill; TAM 48; TMM 40141

Where: Grimes County, Texas (30.3° N, 95.7° W: paleocoordinates 30.8° N, 92.9° 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 18655: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.07.1994

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Taxonomic list

• within 100 feet zone below contact with overlying Willis Fm.
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Protohippus vetus Quinn 1955 horse
 Ferae -
Carnivora indet. Bowditch 1821 carnivoran
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelidae indet. Gray 1821 camel
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Antilocapridae indet. Gray 1866 pronghorn