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Darby Sink (Pliocene of Antigua and Barbuda)

Also known as Darby Cave and Darby's Cave

Where: Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda (17.6° N, 61.8° W: paleocoordinates 17.6° N, 61.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Highlands Formation, Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

• Bedded reef limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Museum of Antigua and Barbuda (MAB)

Primary reference: C. Flemming and D. A. McFarlane. 1998. New Caribbean Locality for the Extinct Great White Shark Carcharodon megalodon. Caribbean Journal of Science 34(3-4):317-318 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 151880: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 15.10.2013

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