Dunellon Phosphate Company pit no. 5 (Inglis Fm.) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Citus County, Florida (28.9° N, 82.4° W: paleocoordinates 29.4° N, 72.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Inglis Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• Inglis Formation underlies the Alachua Formation which is mined in the pit

Environment/lithology: marine

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: D. P. Domning, G. S. Morgan, and C. E. Ray. 1982. North American Eocene sea cows (Mammalia: Sirenia). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 52:1-69 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49883: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.04.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Sirenia - Protosirenidae
Protosiren sp. Abel 1904 sirenian