Tiger Bay Mine (Neogene of the United States)

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

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Bone Valley Member (Peace River Formation), Late/Upper Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

• upper beds

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. D. Webb. 1981. Kyptoceras amatorum, New Genus and Species from the Pliocene of Florida, the Last Protoceratid Artiodactyl. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 1(3-4):357-365 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 18599: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Richard Hulbert and Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
Sternotherus bonevalleyensis2 Bourque and Schubert 2015 musk turtle
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Teleoceras hicksi6 Cook 1927 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Tapirus polkensis3 Olsen 1960 tapir
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Nannippus aztecus1 Mooser 1968 hipparionine horse
Neohipparion eurystyle4 Cope 1893 hipparionine horse
Dinohippus mexicanus5 Lance 1950 horse
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Mammut matthewi1 Osborn 1921 mastodon
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Hemiauchenia sp. Gervais and Ameghino 1880 camel
 Ungulata - Protoceratidae
Kyptoceras amatorum Webb 1981 protoceratid