Peace River (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Hardee County, Florida (27.5° N, 81.9° W: paleocoordinates 27.8° N, 79.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: R. C. Hulbert, Jr. 1988. Cormohipparion and Hipparion (Mammalia, Perissodactyla, Equidae) from the Late Neogene of Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 33(5):229-338 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 18578: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

• the Peace River continues into Polk Co. near several fossiliferous mines: see Morgan 1994
 Rodentia - Caviidae
Hydrochoerus sp.2 Brisson 1762 capybara
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Hippotherium plicatile" = Cormohipparion plicatile1, "Hippotherium ingenuum" = Cormohipparion ingenuum1, Nannippus cf. morgani3
"Hippotherium plicatile" = Cormohipparion plicatile1 Leidy 1887 hipparionine horse
"Hippotherium ingenuum" = Cormohipparion ingenuum1 Leidy 1885 hipparionine horse
Nannippus cf. morgani3 Hulbert 1993 hipparionine horse