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Toledo Bend (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Newton County, Texas (31.0° N, 93.4° W: paleocoordinates 31.6° N, 88.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: upper Carnahan Bayou Member (Fleming Formation), Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coarse channel fill; conglomerate

• conglomerate likely from episode of violent flood mixing (Albright, 1999)
• Paleochannel conglomerate (Albright, 1999)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float), sieve,

Primary reference: L. B. Albright. 1991. The vertebrate paleontology, taphonomy, and paleoecology of a new early Miocene site in the Fleming Formation near Toledo Bend Dam. Newton County, Texas, and its importance to Gulf Coastal Plain biostratigraphy 1-319 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 18663: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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