McGehee Farm (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as AL027

Where: Alachua County, Florida (29.7° N, 82.6° W: paleocoordinates 29.8° N, 80.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Alachua Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the FLMNH

Collection methods: quarrying,

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 Carcharocles megalodon unpublished collections from Natural History Museums around the world.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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 162452: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 25.09.2014

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Taxonomic list

 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
Negaprion sp. Whitley 1940 lemon shark
Negaprion brevirostris Poey 1868 lemon shark
"Physogaleus contortus" = Galeocerdo contortus Gibbes 1848 tiger shark
"Physogaleus aduncus" = Galeocerdo aduncus Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
Carcharhinus limbatus requiem shark
Carcharhinus leucas Valenciennes 1839 requiem shark
Carcharhinus plumbeus Nardo 1827 requiem shark
Rhizoprionodon terranovae sharpnose shark
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 ground shark