Town Bluff (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as TMM 31087
DUPLICATE REF 2121 or 2122 or 2123

Where: Tyler County, Texas (30.8° N, 94.3° W: paleocoordinates 31.3° N, 91.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fleming Formation, Barstovian (16.0 - 13.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the TMM

Primary reference: W. W. Korth. 1994. Middle Tertiary marsupials (Mammalia) from North America. Journal of Paleontology 68(2):376-397 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 18664: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Caudata - Urodela
Siren miotexana3 Holman 1977 siren
 Salientia - Ranidae
Rana sp.3 Linnaeus 1758 frog
"very small"
Rana aff. pipiens3 Schreber 1782 Northern leopard frog
 Squamata - Colubridae
Neonatrix elongata3 Holman 1973 colubrid snake
Texasophis fossilis n. gen. n. sp.3 Holman 1977 colubrid snake
Elaphe nebraskensis3 Holman 1964 colubrid snake
Salvadora paleolineata3 Holman 1973 colubrid snake
 Theriamorpha - Herpetotheriidae
"Herpetotheriinae indet." = Herpetotheriidae2
"Herpetotheriinae indet." = Herpetotheriidae2 Trouessart 1879 marsupial
 Rodentia -
Texomys ritchiei4 Slaughter 1981 rodent
TMM 31087
Jimomys labaughi1 Wahlert 1976 rodent
"Town Bluff"
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Protospermophilus quatalensis1 Gazin 1930 squirrel
"Town Bluff"