Where: Florida (30.4° N, 84.6° W: paleocoordinates 30.5° N, 84.0° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Jackson Bluff Formation (Alum Bluff Group), Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)
• Data a composite of Jackson Bluff Formation localities in Florida. From Huddlestun (1984): "The Alum Bluff Group includes the Chipola Formation, Oak Grove Sand, Shoal River Formation, Choctawhatchee Formation and the Jackson Bluff Formation" - Huddlestun, P. F., 1984, Unpublished Dissertation, Florida State University Department of Geology, Tallahassee, Florida.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, shelly/skeletal, brown, gray, green, argillaceous, sandy carbonate
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: Compilation of known taxa from Jackson Bluff 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 35029: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 25.10.2003
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