Agrico Pierce Mine (Neogene of the United States)

Also known as American Agricultural Chemical Company Mines

Where: Polk County, Florida (27.9° N, 81.8° W: paleocoordinates 28.1° N, 80.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: G. G. Simpson. 1930. Tertiary Land Mammals of Florida. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 59(3):1-64 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 18502: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.07.1994, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

• Agrico is the same as the American Agricultural Chemical Company
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Tapirus polkensis4 Olsen 1960 tapir
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Hippotherium emsliei" = Cormohipparion emsliei2
"Hippotherium emsliei" = Cormohipparion emsliei2 Hulbert 1988 hipparionine horse
 Carnivora - Phocidae
Callophoca obscura3 Van Beneden 1876 seal
 Carnivora - Canidae
Borophagus hilli5 Johnston 1939 bone-crushing dog
 Proboscidea - Proboscidea
Proboscidea indet.1 proboscidean
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Hexameryx simpsoni n. gen. n. sp.6
Hexameryx simpsoni n. gen. n. sp.6 White 1941 pronghorn
also includes type of "H. elmorei" according to Webb 1973