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Rapides Parish (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Rapides County, Louisiana (31.4° N, 92.8° W: paleocoordinates 31.8° N, 89.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• age unclear, Pliocene?

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: permineralized, original silica

Primary reference: F. H. Knowlton. 1888. Description of two species of Palmoxylon-one new- from Louisiana. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 11(690):89-91 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 111357: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 23.06.2011

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