Swift Creek Mine (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as HA003

Where: Hamilton County, Florida (30.4° N, 83.0° W: paleocoordinates 30.7° N, 80.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Statenville Formation, Early/Lower Clarendonian (13.6 - 10.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the FMNH

Primary reference: C. Pimiento. 2014. Carcharocles megalodon unpublished collections from Natural History Museums around the world. [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento/C. Pimiento]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 161374: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 04.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis sp. Rafinesque 1810 whiptail stingray
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharocles megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Carcharocles megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
UF 232627-232633, UF 232744-232745
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Negaprion brevirostris Poey 1868 lemon shark
Galeocerdo contortus Gibbes 1848 tiger shark
Galeocerdo aduncus Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
Rhizoprionodon sp. Whitley 1929 sharpnose shark
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 ground shark
 Acanthomorphata - Sphyraenidae
Sphyraena sp. Walbaum 1792 barracuda
 Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae
Pogonias cromis Cope 1869 black drum
 Spariformes - Sparidae
 Testudines - Kinosternidae
"Kinosternidae indet." = Kinosternoidea
"Kinosternidae indet." = Kinosternoidea Hay 1892 mud turtle
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Hesperotestudo sp. Williams 1950 turtle
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Terrapene sp. Merrem 1820 box turtle
Pseudemys sp. Gray 1856 cooter
 Crocodylia -
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Cormohipparion occidentale Leidy 1856 hipparionine horse
Pseudhipparion curtivallum Quinn 1955 hipparionine horse
Hipparion sp. de Christol 1832 hipparionine horse
Pliohippus pernix Marsh 1874 horse
Calippus sp. Matthew and Stirton 1930 horse
 Ungulata - Gelocidae
Floridameryx sp. Webb 2008 ruminant
 Cetacea -
Scaldicetus sp. Du Bus 1867 toothed whale