Satilla Formation (FL) fauna (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as Satilla Formation fauna

Where: Florida (30.6° N, 81.8° W: paleocoordinates 30.6° N, 81.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Satilla Formation, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• Data a composite of Satilla Formation localities in Florida. Satilla Formation, a lithostratigraphic name commonly used in Georgia, NOT Florida. There may be some local correlative or synonym.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• Geologic data not specified for Satilla Formation. Have not found addition references to formation.
• Lithologic data not specified for Satilla Formation. Have not found addition references to formation. Lithology unknown

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Compilation of known taxa from Satilla 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 35032: 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 Satilla Formation of Florida.
Echinoidea
 Clypeasteroida - Mellitidae