Hubbard Pit ( of the United States)

Also known as UF locality OR003

Where: Orange County, Florida (28.6° N, 81.5° W: paleocoordinates 28.7° N, 80.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Blancan (4.9 - 1.8 Ma)

• "Late early or early late Blancan, ca. 2.9-2.5 Ma... [there are] two fossiliferous horizons with abundant marine invertebrates and invertebrates" and the mammals are from the "younger bed"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; argillaceous sandstone

• "clay and sand quarry"

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the FLMNH

Primary reference: R. C. Hulbert. 2010. A new early Pleistocene tapir (Mammalia: Perissodactyla) from Florida, with a review of Blancan tapirs from around the state. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 49(3):67-126 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 113276: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 25.07.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Tapirus sp. Brisson 1762 tapir
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Nannippus peninsulatus Cope 1885 hipparionine horse
Equus sp. Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Cingulata - Dasypodidae
Dasypus bellus Simpson 1929 beautiful armadillo