Haile 16A (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Alachua County, Florida (29.7° N, 82.6° W: paleocoordinates 29.7° N, 82.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Irvingtonian (1.8 - 0.3 Ma)

• said to be early Irvingtonian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: G. S. Morgan and R. C. Hulbert, Jr. 1995. Overview of the geology and vertebrate biochronology of the Leisey Shell Pit Local Fauna, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 37(1) [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 20350: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Richard Hulbert

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Taxonomic list

• replaces earlier list of MacFadden 1982 for Haile XVI, which included no taxa not present here
unclassified
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Aves
 Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae
Limnodromus scolopaceus3 Say 1822 long-billed dowitcher
Scolopax hutchensi3 Emslie 1998 snipe
 Cathartiformes - Cathartidae
Gymnogyps kofordi3 Emslie 1988 condor
 Galliformes - Phasianidae
Meleagris sp.3 Linnaeus 1758 turkey
 Galliformes - Cracidae
Cracidae indet.3 Vigors 1825 fowl
 Galliformes - Odontophoridae
Colinus virginianus3 Linnaeus 1758 northern bobwhite
 Strigiformes - Strigidae
"Otus asio" = Megascops asio3
"Otus asio" = Megascops asio3 Linnaeus 1758 eastern screech-owl
 Strigiformes - Tytonidae
Tyto alba3 Scopoli 1769 barn owl
 Columbiformes - Columbidae
Zenaida macroura3 Linnaeus 1758 mourning dove
 Piciformes - Picidae
Melanerpes sp.3 Swainson 1832 woodpecker
Colaptes auratus3 Linnaeus 1758 northern flicker
 Passeriformes - Icteridae
Agelaius phoeniceus3 Linnaeus 1766 red-winged blackbird
Molothrus ater3 Boddaert 1783 brown-headed cowbird
 Passeriformes - Corvidae
Corvus cf. brachyrhynchos3 Brehm 1822 American crow
 Passeriformes - Passerellidae
Junco hyemalis3 Linnaeus 1758 dark-eyed junco
cf. Passerella sp.3 Swainson 1837 new world sparrow
Zonotrichia cf. leucophrys3 Forster 1772 white-crowned sparrow
Passerculus sandwichensis3 Gmelin 1789 savannah sparrow
Melospiza melodia3 Wilson 1810 song sparrow
 Passeriformes - Cardinalidae
cf. Passerina sp.3 Vieillot 1816 perching bird
Cardinalis cardinalis3 Linnaeus 1758 northern cardinal
 Gruiformes - Rallidae
Laterallus cf. exilis3 Temminck 1831 gray-breasted crake
Rallus sp.3 Linnaeus 1758 rail
 Accipitriformes - Accipitridae
Accipiter cooperii3 Bonaparte 1828 Cooper's hawk
Buteo sp.3 de Lacep├Ęde 1799 hawk
large hawk slightly larger and more robust than Buteo jamaicensis and B. regalis
Buteo lineatus3 Gmelin 1788 red-shouldered hawk
Circus cf. cyaneus3 Linnaeus 1766 hen harrier
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Reithrodontomys sp.7 Giglioli 1874 harvest mouse
Sigmodon libitinus Martin 1979 cotton rat
see also Morgan 1991; type
cf. Podomys sp.7 Osgood 1909 mouse
Synaptomys morgani n. sp.5 Martin et al. 2003 vole
said to be new; see also Morgan and White 1995
"Pedomys australis" = Microtus australis4 Martin 1995 vole
Atopomys texensis1 Patton 1965 mouse
Peromyscus sp.7 Gloger 1841 deer mouse
small
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Sciurus carolinensis7 Gmelin 1788 eastern gray squirrel
 Rodentia - Geomyidae
Orthogeomys propinetis1 Wilkins 1984 pocket gopher
 Rodentia - Erethizontidae
Erethizon dorsatum Linnaeus 1758 North American porcupine
see also Frazier 1981
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Zapus sp. Coues 1876 jumping mouse
see also Morgan and White 1995
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Sylvilagus webbi White 1991 cottontail rabbit
see also White 1991b
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Scalopus aquaticus7 Linnaeus 1758 eastern mole
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
"Tapirus haysii" = Tapirus (Helicotapirus) haysii
"Tapirus haysii" = Tapirus (Helicotapirus) haysii Leidy 1860 tapir
see also Hulbert and Morgan 1993
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus fraternus Leidy 1858 horse
see also Hulbert 1995b
Equus leidyi Hay 1913 horse
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Blarina cf. carolinensis7 Bachman 1837 southern short-tailed shrew
Cryptotis cf. parva7 Say 1823 North American least shrew
 Chiroptera - Phyllostomidae
Desmodus archaeodaptes Morgan et al. 1988 vampire bat
see also Morgan 1991: a bat
 Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae
Myotis austroriparius6 Rhoads 1897 vesper bat
a bat
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Arctodus pristinus Leidy 1854 bear
see also Emslie 1995
 Carnivora - Procyonidae
Procyon sp. Storr 1780 raccoon
said to be new
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Trigonictis cookii Gazin 1934 mustelid carnivore
see also Anderson 1984
 Carnivora - Felidae
Homotherium sp. Fabrini 1890 cat
said to be new
Lynx rufus Schreber 1777 bobcat
 Xenarthra - Dasypodidae
Dasypus bellus Simpson 1929 beautiful armadillo
 Xenarthra -
Pachyarmatherium leiseyi Downing and White 1995 edentate
see also Downing and White 1995
 Xenarthra - Pampatheriidae
Holmesina floridanus Robertson 1976 edentate
see also Hulbert and Morgan 1993
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Megalonyx wheatleyi Cope 1871 edentate
see also Morgan 1991
 Xenarthra - Megatheriidae
Eremotherium eomigrans2 De Iuliis and Cartelle 1999 edentate
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Paramylodon harlani Owen 1840 Harlan's ground sloth
 Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae
Platygonus sp. Leconte 1848 peccary
Mylohyus sp. Cope 1869 peccary
 Artiodactyla - Camelidae
Palaeolama mirifica Simpson 1929 stout-legged llama