Florida Geological Survey L-76, Avon Park Limestone, Levy Co., FL (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Levy County, Florida (29.3° N, 82.7° W: paleocoordinates 29.9° N, 71.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Avon Park Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• hard, porous, cream to light gray-purple tinted, massive, miliolid, fragmental, marine limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: H. G. Richards and K.V.W. Palmer. 1953. Eocene Mollusks from Citrus and Levy Counties, Florida. Florida Geological Survey Geological Bulletin (35) [A. Miller/K. Layou/K. Layou]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41447: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 14.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia cf. lisbonensis Aldrich 1886 jingle
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium (Anthocardia) avonum n. sp." = Trigoniocardia (Americardia) avona
"Cardium (Anthocardia) avonum n. sp." = Trigoniocardia (Americardia) avona Richards 1953 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Pseudomiltha megameris" = Superlucina megameris
"Pseudomiltha megameris" = Superlucina megameris Dall 1901 clam
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
"Pseudocrommium occiduum n. sp." = Pachycrommium
"Pseudocrommium occiduum n. sp." = Pachycrommium snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Bellatara americana cerith snail
Bellatara citrana cerith snail
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
Miliolidae indet. Ehrenberg 1839