Florida Geological Survey L-92, 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)

• fossils from horizon described as bed 2 in Vernon (1951) (FGS Bulletin 33)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, shelly/skeletal, white limestone

• cream to white, mottled, hard ledge of dense very fossiliferous marine limestone

Size class: macrofossils

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 41450: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 14.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium (Trigoniocardium) protoaliculum" = Trigoniocardia (Americardia) protoaliculum
"Cardium (Trigoniocardium) protoaliculum" = Trigoniocardia (Americardia) protoaliculum Richards 1953 cockle
 Miliolida - Peneroplidae