FGS VL-187 - Gulf Hammock [Inglis Limestone] (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Levy County, Florida (29.2° N, 82.7° W: paleocoordinates 29.4° N, 75.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Inglis Limestone Formation (Ocala Group), Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Inglis Fm of the Ocala Group, which is overlain by the Williston Limestone, and overlies the Avon Park Limestone; originally proposed as Inglis Member of Moodys Branch Fm by Vernon (1951). AGE: Priabonian; Moodys Branch=Bartonian (JAS 14 October 2010); emended to Priabonian as no longer placed in Moodys Branch Fm (AJWH 15 August 2014). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown position within formation.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• boulders of hard, crystalline, tan, fragmental marine limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the FLMNH

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Formerly at Florida Geological Survey; likely now at Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH).

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 41476: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 15.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula densata" = Caryocorbula densata
"Corbula densata" = Caryocorbula densata Conrad 1854 clam