Stephen Prairie (Miocene of the United States)

Where: San Jacinto County, Texas (30.7° N, 95.2° W: paleocoordinates 31.2° N, 92.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• none given

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: J. A. Baskin. 2003. New procyonines from the Hemingfordian and Barstovian of the Gulf Coast and Nevada, including the first fossil record of the Potosini. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 279:125-146 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35591: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 29.12.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Procyonidae
Parapotos tedfordi n. gen. n. sp.
Parapotos tedfordi n. gen. n. sp. Baskin 2003 procyonid carnivore
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotherium obscurum Leidy 1869 gomphothere