Haile V/XIXA (Neogene to of the United States)

Also known as Haile 5A, 19A

Where: Alachua County, Florida (29.7° N, 82.6° W: paleocoordinates 29.9° N, 80.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: early Early Hemphillian to early Early Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

• said to be Hemphillian by MacFadden 1982 and early Hemphillian by Becker 1986

Environment/lithology: fluvial; limestone and phosphatic conglomerate

• "limestone quarry... Sediments are fluvial and include both 'gar-scale' and phosphatic gravels."

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the FLMNH

Primary reference: B. J. MacFadden. 1982. New species of primitive three-toed browsing horse from the Miocene Phosphate Mining District of Central Florida. Florida Scientist 45(2):117-125 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 18539: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995, edited by John Hunter, Patricia Holroyd, Philip Mannion and Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet.5 Gray 1825 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
cf. Sternotherus sp.6 Gray 1825 musk turtle
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudinidae indet.5 Batsch 1788 turtle
two taxa, one large, one small
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Emydidae indet.5 Rafinesque 1815 turtle
"rugose-shelled taxon"
cf. Pseudemys williamsi5 Rose and Weaver 1966 cooter
Aves
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Anatidae indet.3 Vigors 1825 waterfowl
 Coraciiformes - Momotidae
Momotidae indet.3 Gray 1840 motmot
Haile XIXA
 Suliformes - Phalacrocoracidae
Phalacrocorax sp.3 Brisson 1760 cormorant
 Suliformes - Anhingidae
Anhinga grandis4 Martin and Mengel 1975 darter
Haile XIXA; includes assoc. partial skeleton
Reptilia
 Crocodylia -
"Gavialosuchus americana" = Thecachampsa sericodon3
"Gavialosuchus americana" = Thecachampsa sericodon3 Cope 1867 crocodilian
UF 289204-289206, 053000
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
Alligator sp.11 Daudin 1809 alligator
osteoderms
Mammalia
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras cf. proterum Leidy 1885 rhinoceros
Aphelops sp.3 Owen 1845 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Hippotherium plicatile" = Cormohipparion plicatile8 Leidy 1887 hipparionine horse
"Hippotherium ingenuum" = Cormohipparion ingenuum8 Leidy 1885 hipparionine horse
Pseudhipparion skinneri8 Webb and Hulbert 1986 hipparionine horse
Haile 19A
Nannippus westoni9 Simpson 1930 hipparionine horse
Neohipparion trampasense8 Edwards 1982 hipparionine horse
Protohippus gidleyi7 Hulbert 1988 horse
Haile 19A; not listed in Hulbert 1988c
Calippus elachistus8 Hulbert 1988 horse
Haile 19A
Calippus cf. hondurensis8 Olson and McGrew 1941 horse
Haile 19A
 Carnivora - Canidae
Epicyon haydeni10 Leidy 1858 bone-crushing dog
Haile 19A
Borophagus sp.1 Cope 1892 bone-crushing dog
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Pliometanastes sp. Hirschfeld and Webb 1968 edentate
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotheriidae indet. Hay 1922 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelidae indet.1 Gray 1821 camel
Aepycamelus sp.3 Macdonald 1956 camel
 Ungulata - Gelocidae
Gelocidae indet.3 Schlosser 1886 ruminant
 Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae
"Pediomeryx hamiltoni" = Yumaceras hamiltoni3
"Pediomeryx hamiltoni" = Yumaceras hamiltoni3 Webb 1983 ruminant