Bulletin of the National Speleological Society - ISSN 0146-9517
Volume 24 Part 1:31-39 - January 1962
A publication of the National Speleological Society
Mayfield Cave, Texas
Exploration of Mayfield Cave, Sutton County, Texas since 1955 has led to the discovery of a large cave system with an abundance of speleothems. Dense growths of helictites, coralloid encrustations, and tabular stalacites up to 6 feet long grow in profusion in several parts of the cave. Animal life in the cave is not abundant; few bats occur. However, the cave is the source for a new species of beetle, Rhadine babcocki.
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