Tunica Bayou (Neogene of the United States)

Where: West Feliciana County, Louisiana (30.9° N, 91.5° W: paleocoordinates 31.2° N, 89.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Citronelle Formation, Late/Upper Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

• early Pliocene

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. M. Manning and B. J. MacFadden. 1989. Pliocene three-toed horses from Louisiana, with comments on the Citronelle Formation. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 22(2):35-46 [M. Uhen/C. Peredo/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 68441: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.01.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Cheloniidae
Caretta sp. Rafinesque 1814 loggerhead
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Cormohipparion emsliei Hulbert 1988 hipparionine horse
Nannippus minor Sellards 1916 hipparionine horse