Where: Florida (30.5° N, 84.2° W: paleocoordinates 30.7° N, 82.5° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Choctawhatchee Formation (Alum Bluff Group), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)
• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Choctawhatchee Fm of the Alum Bluff Gp; alternatively the Red Bay Fm of the Chochtawhatchee Fm. AGE: Late Miocene age based on recent lithostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From the Arca zone within the Choctawhatchee Fm.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Unknown, possibly Sellards or Mansfield. REPOSITORY: Unknown, possibly USNM or Florida Geological Survey.
Primary reference: W. C. Mansfield. 1932. Miocene pelecypods of the Choctawatchee Formation of Florida. Florida State Geological Survey Bulletin 8 [A. Miller/A. Hendy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 91537: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 01.10.2009
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