Tunica Hills 2 (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Louisiana (31.0° N, 91.5° W: paleocoordinates 31.4° N, 88.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. A. Schiebout, J. H. Wrenn, S. Ting, J. L. Hill, M. D. Hagge, M. J. Williams, G. S. Boardman and B. B. Ellwood. 2006. Miocene vertebrate fossils recovered from the Pascagoula Formation in southeastern Louisiana. Transactions - Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies 56:745-760 [M. Uhen/C. Peredo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 163791: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Carlos Peredo on 12.11.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras sp. Hatcher 1894 rhinoceros
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
"Mastodon sp." = Mammut
"Mastodon sp." = Mammut Blumenbach 1799 mastodon