Goodnight's (Neogene of the United States)

Also known as Charles Goodnight Ranch; Mulberry Creek; Mulberry Canyon

Where: Armstrong County, Texas (35.0° N, 101.3° W: paleocoordinates 35.3° N, 99.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Goodnight Beds Formation, Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by W. F. Cummins

Primary reference: G. E. Schultz. 1990. Stop 16: Late Hemphillian faunas of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles. In T. C. Gustavson (ed.), Tertiary and Quaternary stratigraphy and vertebrate paleontology of parts of northwestern Texas and eastern New Mexico; Guidebook - Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin 104-111 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 18175: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1992, edited by Jonathan Marcot and Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

• see also Matthew and Stirton 1930b
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Aphelops mutilus3 Matthew 1924 rhinoceros
originally reported by Cope
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Protohippus lenticularis n. sp." = Cormohipparion ingenuum2, "Equus eurystylus n. sp." = Neohipparion eurystyle2, "Hippidium interpolatum n. sp." = Dinohippus interpolatus2, Astrohippus ansae, "Hippidium ? spectans" = Pliohippus spectans2, Protohippus perditus2
"Protohippus lenticularis n. sp." = Cormohipparion ingenuum2 Leidy 1885 hipparionine horse
see Gidley 1903, Matthew and Stirton 1930b
"Equus eurystylus n. sp." = Neohipparion eurystyle2 Cope 1893 hipparionine horse
see Gidley 1903, Matthew and Stirton 1930b
"Hippidium interpolatum n. sp." = Dinohippus interpolatus2 Cope 1893 horse
see Gidley 1903, Matthew and Stirton 1930b
Astrohippus ansae Matthew and Stirton 1930 horse
"Hippidium ? spectans" = Pliohippus spectans2 Cope 1880 horse
upper molars
Protohippus perditus2 Leidy 1858 horse
R upper molar
 Carnivora - Canidae
Vulpes stenognathus4 Savage 1941 fox
Borophagus secundus1 VanderHoof 1931 bone-crushing dog
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Antilocapridae indet. Gray 1866 pronghorn