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Peace River 3A (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as UF DE015

Where: De Soto County, Florida (27.2° N, 81.9° W: paleocoordinates 27.2° N, 81.9° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Rancholabrean mammal zone, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• Quaternary alluvium unconformably overlying the Peace River Formation

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; unlithified, sandy, conglomeratic siliciclastic sediments

• a 1.4-m-thick, 7-m-wide sequence of alternating layers of gravel and sand unconformably resting on the Peace River Formation

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collected by A. Kerner et al. in 2000-2007; reposited in the FLMNH

Collection methods: quarrying,

• site is usually 2 to 4 m below surface of river and was excavated by divers using SCUBA equipment

Primary reference: R. C. Hulbert, Jr., G. S. Morgan, and A. Kerner. 2009. Collared peccary (Mammalia, Artiodactyla, Tayassuidae, Pecari) from the late Pleistocene of Florida. In L. B. Albright (ed.), Papers on Geology, Vertebrate Paleontology, and Biostratigraphy in Honor of Michael O. Woodburne 543-555 [J. Bloch/R. Hulbert] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 154804: authorized by Jonathan Bloch, entered by Richard Hulbert on 13.03.2014, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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