Dean's Trucking Pit (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as SA024

Where: Sarasota County, Florida (27.3° N, 82.5° W: paleocoordinates 27.6° N, 79.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Arcadia Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Clarendonian?

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the FLMNH

Primary reference: C. Pimiento. 2014. Carcharocles megalodon unpublished collections from Natural History Museums around the world. [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento/C. Pimiento]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 161381: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 04.09.2014

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae
Pristis sp. Linck 1790 sawfish
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharocles megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Carcharocles megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 sand shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinidae indet. Jordan and Evermann 1896 requiem shark
Negaprion brevirostris Poey 1868 lemon shark
"Galeocerdo cuvier" = Galeocerdo cuvieri Peron and LeSueur 1822 tiger shark
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
Carcharhinus leucas Valenciennes 1839 requiem shark
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Pseudhipparion skinneri Webb and Hulbert 1986 hipparionine horse
Nannippus westoni Simpson 1930 hipparionine horse
Nannippus aztecus Mooser 1968 hipparionine horse
Neohipparion trampasense Edwards 1982 hipparionine horse