Haile 7C ( of the United States)

Also known as UF locality AL109

Where: Alachua County, Florida (29.7° N, 82.6° W: paleocoordinates 29.8° N, 81.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Blancan to Blancan (4.9 - 0.3 Ma)

• middle late Blancan, ca 1.9-2.2 Ma

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• Hulburt 1997: sediment-filled fissure or sinkhole in limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. S. Morgan and R. C. Hulbert, Jr. 1995. Overview of the geology and vertebrate biochronology of the Leisey Shell Pit Local Fauna, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 37(1) [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 19750: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994, edited by Mark Uhen, Richard Hulbert and Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Aves
 Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae
Limnodromus scolopaceus2 Say 1822 long-billed dowitcher
 Cathartiformes - Cathartidae
Aizengyps toomeyae n. sp.2 Emslie 1998 New World vulture
 Galliformes - Phasianidae
Meleagris anza2 turkey
or could be Melagris leopoldi
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Aix sponsa2, "Anas discors" = Spatula discors2, "Anas clypeata" = Spatula clypeata2, Mergus sp.2, Bucephala albeola2, Anas sp.2
Aix sponsa2 Linnaeus 1758 wood duck
"Anas discors" = Spatula discors2 Linnaeus 1766 blue-winged teal
or could be Anas discors
"Anas clypeata" = Spatula clypeata2 Linnaeus 1758 northern shoveler
Mergus sp.2 Linnaeus 1758 merganser
Bucephala albeola2 Linnaeus 1758 bufflehead
Anas sp.2 Linnaeus 1758 dabbling duck
 Coraciiformes - Alcedinidae
"Ceryle torquata" = Megaceryle torquata2
"Ceryle torquata" = Megaceryle torquata2 Linnaeus 1766 ringed kingfisher
 Passeriformes - Icteridae
cf. Agelaius sp.2 Vieillot 1816 perching bird
 Passeriformes - Corvidae
Corvus sp.2 Linnaeus 1758 crow
 Gruiformes - Rallidae
Rallus sp.2 Linnaeus 1758 rail
 Podicipediformes - Podicipedidae
Podilymbus podiceps2 Linnaeus 1758 pied-billed grebe
 Accipitriformes - Accipitridae
Amplibuteo concordatus n. sp.3 Emslie and Czaplewski 1999 hawk
Reptilia
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
Alligator mississippiensis6 Daudin 1801 American alligator
Suggested to belong to a new species (Stout, 2009 [MS thesis])
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Neotoma sp. Say and Ord 1825 pack rat
 Rodentia - Hydrochoeridae
"Neochoerus dichroplax" = Phugatherium dichroplax4
"Neochoerus dichroplax" = Phugatherium dichroplax4 Ahearn and Lance 1980 caviomorph
 Rodentia - Caviidae
Neochoerus sp.5 Hay 1926 caviomorph
 Rodentia - Erethizontidae
Erethizon poyeri n. sp.5 Hulbert 1997 North American porcupine
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Sylvilagus sp. Gray 1867 cottontail rabbit
? Sylvilagus webbi4 White 1991 cottontail rabbit
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
? Scalopus aquaticus4 Linnaeus 1758 eastern mole
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Tapirus sp. Brisson 1762 tapir
see also Hulbert et al. 1989, Hulbert 1999
Tapirus (Helicotapirus) lundeliusi n. sp.4 Hulbert 2010 tapir
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp.4 Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Xenarthra - Dasypodidae
Dasypus bellus Simpson 1929 beautiful armadillo
 Xenarthra - Pampatheriidae
Holmesina floridanus Robertson 1976 edentate
 Xenarthra - Megatheriidae
Eremotherium eomigrans n. sp.1 De Iuliis and Cartelle 1999 edentate
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Megalonyx leptostomus Cope 1893 edentate
 Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae
"Glyptotherium arizonae" = Glyptotherium texanum
"Glyptotherium arizonae" = Glyptotherium texanum Osborn 1903 glyptodon
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Cuvieronius tropicus Cope 1884 gomphothere
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Odocoileus virginianus Zimmermann 1780 white-tailed deer