Ocala (precise locality unknown) (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Marion County, Florida (29.1° N, 82.2° W: paleocoordinates 29.2° N, 82.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Ocala Formation, Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: O. P. Hay. 1916. Descriptions of some Floridian fossil vertebrates, belonging mostly to the Pleistocene. Annual Report of the Florida State Geological Survey 8:39-76 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 195410: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 07.08.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Testudo incisa n. sp." = Hesperotestudo turgida, Testudo ocalana n. sp.
"Testudo incisa n. sp." = Hesperotestudo turgida Cope 1892 turtle
USNM 8821 (holotype), a left xiphiplastron (Hay 1916a, pl. 3.5–8)
Testudo ocalana n. sp. Hay 1916 turtle
USNM 8822 (holotype), a left epiplastron (Hay 1916a, pl. 3.1; Auffenberg 1963, fig. 18)
 Testudines - Panemydidae
"Terrapene formosa n. sp." = Terrapene putnami
"Terrapene formosa n. sp." = Terrapene putnami Hay 1906 box turtle
USNM 8825 (holotype), posterior portions of a carapace (Hay 1916a, pl. 4.3).