Bridgeboro Limestone (Florida) fauna (Oligocene of the United States)

Also known as Bridgeboro Limestone fauna

Where: Jackson County, Florida (30.8° N, 85.2° W: paleocoordinates 30.9° N, 78.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Bridgeboro Limestone Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• Data a composite of Bridgeboro Limestone localities in Florida

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

• Geology not specified for Bridgeboro Limestone
• Lithologic data not specified for Bridgeboro Limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Compilation of known taxa from Bridgeboro Limestone in 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 35014: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 24.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Complete checklist of echinoid taxa for Bridgeboro Limestone of Florida
Asteroidea
 Valvatida - Goniasteridae
Goniasteridae indet. Forbes 1841 sea star
Echinoidea
 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
Agassizia mossomi Cooke 1942 heart urchin
 Clypeasteroida - Clypeasteridae
Clypeaster cotteaui Egozcue 1897 sand dollar