Unspecified localities [Williston Limestone] (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Florida (29.4° N, 82.4° W: paleocoordinates 29.5° N, 74.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Williston Limestone Formation (Ocala Group), Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Willistone Limestone of the Ocala Group, for which lithostratigraphic relationships are not discussed. AGE: Upper Eocene in text, consistent with other collections; Jackson Stage = Priabonian. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within formation.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, shelly/skeletal limestone

• LITHOLOGY: Equigranular, coquinoid limestone composed mostly of foraminifers. Limestone. LITHIFICATION: Lithified.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the FLMNH

• COLLECTORS: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Not stated, but presumably includes Florida Museum of Natural History.

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 34994: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 23.10.2003

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for echinoderms. NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoritative publication, but with species-resolution identifications, and modern nomenclature.
 Clypeasteroida - Oligopygidae