Where: Florida (29.5° N, 81.7° W: paleocoordinates 29.6° N, 81.0° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Nashua Formation, Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)
• Data a composite of Nashua Formation localities in Florida.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified, shelly/skeletal, calcareous sandstone and lithified, shelly/skeletal, sandy limestone
•From USGS source: "Lithologically these sediments are complex, varying from unconsolidated, variably calcareous and fossiliferous quartz sands to well indurated, sandy, fossiliferous limestones (both marine and freshwater). Clayey sands and sandy clays are present."
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: Compilation of known taxa from Nashua 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 35028: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 25.10.2003
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