Jim Woodruff Dam (Eocene to of the United States)

Where: Gasden County, Florida (30.7° N, 84.9° W: paleocoordinates 31.0° N, 76.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Bartonian to Bartonian (41.3 - 33.9 Ma)

• It is not clear what unit these fossils come from. See discussion by Holroyd et al. 2005, p. 981.

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by William E. Dunn, George Ziegenhine in 1988

Primary reference: P. A. Holroyd, J. F. Parham, and J. H. Hutchison. 2005. A reappraisal of some Paleogene turtles from the southeastern United States. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(4):979-982 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 81604: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.07.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
 Testudines -
Chelonioidea indet. Baur 1893 sea turtle
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychinae indet. softshell turtle
MSUVP 1960A and 1960B, two costal bones; 1961, five shell fragments; 1962, terminal portion of costal plate; 1963, terminal portion and medial portion of distal costiform processes of the hyo- or hypoplastron
 Testudines - Panemydidae
"Bataguridae indet." = Batagurinae
"Bataguridae indet." = Batagurinae Gray 1870 turtle
or Emydidae indet.: MSUVP 1964, third neural bone; 1965, posterior level left costal; 1966, anterior level right peripheral; 1967, right xiphiplastron; 1968, five costal fragments
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
MSUVP 1971, three "crunch type" teeth; 1972, 15 "crunch type" teeth; 1973, 10 "general type" teeth; 1974, four morphologically uncategorised teeth
 Squamata - Palaeophiidae
Palaeophis sp. Owen 1841 snake
MSUVP 1969, relatively complete vertebra; 1970, three less complete vertebrae
 Cetacea - Basilosauridae
Basilosaurus sp. Harlan 1834 whale