Suwannee River (Oligocene of the United States)

Also known as UF White Springs 3A, FGS Loc. No. 82

Where: Hamilton County, Florida (30.3° N, 82.8° W: paleocoordinates 30.5° N, 77.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Porters Landing Member (Parachucla Formation), Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• late early Arikareean, late Chattian equivalent

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Reposited in the FLMNH

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: D. P. Domning. 1989. Fossil sirenians from the Suwannee River, Florida and Georgia. Miocene paleontology and stratigraphy of the Suwannee River Basin of North Florida and south Georgia. Southeastern Geological Society Field Trip Guidebook 30:54-60 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 13074: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.01.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Crenatosiren olseni n. gen. Reinhart 1976 dugong
entered as "informal aff. Halitherium olseni"