Hardin County (Lawrence and Elliot collection) (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as Harden County

Where: Texas (30.3° N, 94.4° W: paleocoordinates 30.4° N, 94.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone

• from blue clay and sand beneath a bed of bitumen, in Hardin County, Texas

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by essrs. George N. Lawrence and D. G. Elliot; reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: J. Leidy. 1868. Notice of Some Vertebrate Remains from Harden County, Texas. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 20:174-176 [J. Marcot/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190996: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 02.01.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
Emys petrolei n. sp. Leidy 1868 turtle
AMNH 3933, various plastral fragments
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Trachemys trulla n. sp. Hay 1908 slider
AMNH 3934 (holotype), isolated plastral fragments (Hay 1908, fig. 453, pl. 56.2–6)