Bradenton (AMNH) (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Manatee County, Florida (27.5° N, 82.5° W: paleocoordinates 27.7° N, 80.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the AMNH

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 20581: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.10.1995, edited by Richard Hulbert

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Taxonomic list

• 1 mi S of business district, 100 yd E of Tamiami Trail
Sangamonian
Aves
 Cathartiformes - Cathartidae
Teratornis merriami5 Miller 1909 Merriam's teratorn
 Galliformes - Phasianidae
Meleagris gallopavo5 Linnaeus 1758 wild turkey
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Anas fulvigula5 Ridgway 1874 mottled duck
 Gruiformes - Gruidae
"Grus canadensis" = Antigone canadensis5
"Grus canadensis" = Antigone canadensis5 Linnaeus 1758 sandhill crane
 Gruiformes - Rallidae
Fulica americana5 Gmelin 1789 American coot
 Pelecaniformes - Ardeidae
Egretta thula5 Molina 1782 snowy egret
Ardea herodias5 Linnaeus 1758 great blue heron
Nycticorax nycticorax5 Linnaeus 1758 black-crowned night heron
Reptilia
 Squamata - Polychrotidae
Anolis carolinensis1 Voight 1832 green anole
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Pitymys hibbardi" = Microtus hibbardi4
"Pitymys hibbardi" = Microtus hibbardi4 Holman 1959 vole
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castoroides ohioensis4 Foster 1838 giant beaver
 Rodentia - Caviidae
Neochoerus pinckneyi Hay 1926 caviomorph
 Cingulata - Pampatheriidae
Holmesina septentrionalis3 Leidy 1889 edentate
"one mile south of the business district of Bradenton and one-quarter mile east of the Tamiami Trail, near Florida Avenue"; AMNH specimen
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
"Parelephas floridanus n. sp." = Mammuthus columbi
"Parelephas floridanus n. sp." = Mammuthus columbi Falconer 1857 Columbian mammoth
"M. floridanus or M. columbi" Webb 1974a: the type of P. floridanus was incorrectly placed at "two miles south of Bradenton" by Osborn 1929; see also Webb and Dudley 1995
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Hemiauchenia macrocephala4 Cope 1893 camel
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bison antiquus2 Leidy 1852 bison
AMNH specimen
Bison latifrons Harlan 1825 bison
see also McDonald 1981
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Odocoileus virginianus4 Zimmermann 1780 white-tailed deer