Where: Alachua County, Florida (29.6° N, 82.4° W: paleocoordinates 29.7° N, 75.8° W)
• coordinate based on political unit
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Whitneyan (33.3 - 30.8 Ma)
• said to be Whitneyan
•"the greatest depth of the deposit... is probably not more than 6 feet"
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: sinkhole; poorly lithified, black, silty, sandy claystone
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collected by M. Kontrovitz, T. H. Patton in 1965; reposited in the FLMNH
Collection methods: bulk, sieve,
• "recovery of most of the specimens was accomplished by means of washing and screening techniques"
Primary reference: T. H. Patton. 1969. An Oligocene land vertebrate fauna from Florida. Journal of Paleontology 43(2):543-546 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 17341: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Jason Head and Patricia Holroyd
Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)