Where: Florida (26.5° N, 82.0° W: paleocoordinates 26.6° N, 81.6° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Caloosahatchee Formation, Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)
• AGE: Data a composite of Caloosahatchee Formation localities in Florida. "Scott (1992) suggested grouping the latest Pliocene through late Pleistocene Caloosahatchee..........Formations in to a single lithostratigraphic entity, the Okeechobee formation (informal).". Assigned here to an Early Pleistocene age.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; shelly/skeletal sandstone and shelly/skeletal, sandy limestone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: Compilation of known taxa from Caloosahatchee Formation, Florida State. Comprises range on unspecified collecting techniques.
Primary reference: C. W. Oyen and R. W. Portell. 2001. Diversity patterns and biostratigraphy of Cenozoic echinodems from Florida. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 166:193-218 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 35025: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 25.10.2003
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