Hog Creek ("Pliocene") (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Sarasota County, Florida (27.0° N, 82.2° W: paleocoordinates 27.3° N, 79.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 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

PaleoDB collection 18544: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002

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Taxonomic list

• reworked specimens in an otherwise late Pleistocene fauna; "bone bed rests directly on Miocene limestone" but this is presumably not the source horizon because Simpson regarded the fauna as Pliocene
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Hippotherium plicatile" = Cormohipparion plicatile, "Hippotherium ingenuum" = Cormohipparion ingenuum
"Hippotherium plicatile" = Cormohipparion plicatile Leidy 1887 hipparionine horse
"Hippotherium ingenuum" = Cormohipparion ingenuum Leidy 1885 hipparionine horse
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotherium sp. Burmeister 1837 gomphothere