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Haile 2B (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as UF AL019, Haile IIB

Where: Alachua County, Florida (29.7° N, 82.6° W: paleocoordinates 29.7° N, 82.6° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: fissure fill; poorly lithified, brown sandstone and unlithified, yellow, sandy claystone

• mesic forest according to Auffenberg (1963)
• bed of yellow sandy clay overlies the dark brown somewhat consolidated sand; the latter produced most of the fossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collected by W. Auffenberg and P. Drummond in 1954-1957; reposited in the FLMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, sieve,

Primary reference: W. Auffenberg. 1963. The fossil snakes of Florida. Tulane Studies in Zoology 10(3):131-216 [J. Head/J. Head/R. Hulbert] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 155346: authorized by Jonathan Bloch, entered by Richard Hulbert on 09.04.2014

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