Parchucla Formation (FL) fauna (Miocene to of the United States)

Also known as Parchucla Formation fauna

Where: Hamilton County, Florida (30.3° N, 82.8° W: paleocoordinates 30.6° N, 79.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Parchucla Formation (Hawhorn Group), Aquitanian to Aquitanian (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• Data a composite of Parchucla Formation localities in Florida.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

• Geology not specified for Parchucla Formation.
• Lithologic data not specified for Parchucla Formation . Listed as siliciclastic marine unit.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Compilation of known taxa from Parchucla 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 35017: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 25.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Complete checklist of echinoid taxa for Parchucla Formation of Florida.
Asteroidea
 Paxillosida - Astropectinidae
Astropectinidae indet. Gray 1840 sea star
Echinoidea
 Temnopleuroida -
Gagaria sp. Duncan 1889 sea urchin