Burkeville (TAM 43) (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as BEG 175-T-3

Where: Newton County, Texas (31.0° N, 93.4° W: paleocoordinates 31.4° N, 90.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. J. Hesse. 1943. A Preliminary Report on the Miocene Vertebrate Faunas of Southeast Texas. Transactions of the Texas Academy of Sciences 26:157-179 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 18614: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea normalis3 Gardner 1926 oyster
175-T-3
 Unionida - Unionidae
Unio sp.3 Philipsson 1788 freshwater mussel
175-T-3 (uncertain)
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Potamides matsoni3 Dall 1913 horn snail
175-T-3 (uncertain)
 Sorbeoconcha - Pleuroceridae
Goniobasis miocaenica3 snail
175-T-3 (uncertain)
Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Rhinopteridae
Rhinoptera sp.3 Cuvier 1829 cownose ray
175-T-3
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Plinthicus sp.3 Cope 1869 eagle ray
Actinopteri
 Siluriformes - Siluridae
Ameiurus sp.3 Rafinesque 1820 catfish
175-T-3
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteidae indet.3 Cuvier 1825 gar
"Lepidosteus"
Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
two forms: 175-T-3
Aves
  -
Aves indet.3 Linnaeus 1758 bird
175-T-3
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Merychippus gunteri2 Simpson 1930 horse
 Proboscidea - Proboscidea
? Proboscidea indet.4 proboscidean
175-T-3
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelidae indet. Gray 1821 camel
175-T-3
 Ungulata -
Ruminantia indet.1 ruminant
also reported by Stenzel et al. 1944 as from 175-T-3