Mulberry Phosphate Mines (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Hardee or Polk County, Florida (27.7° N, 81.9° W: paleocoordinates 27.9° N, 79.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Bone Valley Member (Peace River Formation), Clarendonian (13.6 - 10.3 Ma)

• Miocene, Agricola Fauna

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: X. Wang, R. H. Tedford, and B. E. Taylor. 1999. Phylogenetic systematics of the Borophaginae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 243:1-392 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 18565: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

 Sirenia - Dugongidae
"Metaxytherium floridanum" = Metaxytherium floridanum1, "Felsinotherium ossivallense" = Metaxytherium floridanum2
"Metaxytherium floridanum" = Metaxytherium floridanum1 Hay 1922 dugong
"Felsinotherium ossivallense" = Metaxytherium floridanum2 Hay 1922 dugong
 Carnivora - Canidae
Borophagus pugnator Cook 1922 bone-crushing dog