Occidental Mine, E. Dragline (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as HA005

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; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the FLMNH

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 Carcharocles megalodon unpublished collections from Natural History Museums around the world.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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 161377: 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
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharocles megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Carcharocles megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque 1810 mako shark
Isurus desori Sismonda 1849 mako shark
 Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae
"Carcharias macrota" = Striatolamia macrota
"Carcharias macrota" = Striatolamia macrota Agassiz 1843 goblin shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Negaprion brevirostris Poey 1868 lemon shark
Galeocerdo aduncus Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
"Galeocerdo cuvier" = Galeocerdo cuvieri Peron and LeSueur 1822 tiger shark
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
Carcharhinus leucas Valenciennes 1839 requiem shark
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 ground shark
 Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae
Ginglymostoma sp. Müller and Henle 1838 nurse shark
 Testudines - Cheloniidae
Cheloniidae indet. Bonaparte 1832 sea turtle
 Suliformes - Sulidae
Sulidae indet. Reichenbach 1849 booby
 Crocodylia -
Gavialosuchus sp. Toula and Kail 1885 crocodilian
 Sirenia -
Sirenia indet. Illiger 1811 sirenian
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Pseudhipparion sp. Ameghino 1904 hipparionine horse
Nannippus sp. Matthew 1926 hipparionine horse
Neohipparion sp. Gidley 1903 hipparionine horse
Calippus sp. Matthew and Stirton 1930 horse
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotheriidae indet. Hay 1922 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelidae indet. Gray 1821 camel
 Ungulata - Moschidae
Blastomeryx sp. Cope 1877 musk deer
 Cetacea - Platanistidae
Pomatodelphis sp. Allen 1921 toothed whale