Bradenton (51st Street) (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Manatee County, Florida (27.5° N, 82.5° W: paleocoordinates 27.7° N, 80.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: S. D. Webb. 1974. Chronology of Florida Pleistocene mammals. In S. D. Webb (ed.), Pleistocene Mammals of Florida 5-31 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 20580: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.10.1995, edited by Richard Hulbert

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Taxonomic list

• Sangamonian
also additional Sigmodon sp.
Reptilia
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Terrapene carolina1 Linnaeus 1758 common box turtle
subspecies T. carolina putnami
Aves
 Cathartiformes - Cathartidae
cf. Teratornis merriami2 Miller 1909 Merriam's teratorn
 Piciformes - Picidae
Melanerpes cf. carolinus2 Linnaeus 1758 red-bellied woodpecker
 Podicipediformes - Podicipedidae
Podilymbus podiceps2 Linnaeus 1758 pied-billed grebe
 Ciconiiformes - Ciconiidae
Ciconia maltha2 Miller 1910 asphalt stork
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Lophodytes cucullatus2 Linnaeus 1758 hooded merganser
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Sigmodon bakeri Martin 1974 cotton rat
described by Martin 1974a
Synaptomys australis Simpson 1928 vole
Neofiber alleni True 1884 round-tailed muskrat
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
"Tapirus veroensis" = Tapirus (Helicotapirus) veroensis3
"Tapirus veroensis" = Tapirus (Helicotapirus) veroensis3 Sellards 1918 tapir
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp. Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Blarina cf. carolinensis4 Bachman 1837 southern short-tailed shrew
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis dirus5 Leidy 1858 dire wolf
UF specimens; possibly an inadvertent omission by Webb
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus sp. Brookes 1828 mammoth
either M. floridanus or M. columbi
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Palaeolama mirifica Simpson 1929 stout-legged llama
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bison latifrons Harlan 1825 bison
see also McDonald 1981
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Odocoileus virginianus Zimmermann 1780 white-tailed deer