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Manatee County Dam (Neogene of the United States)

Where: Manatee County, Florida (27.5° N, 82.5° W: paleocoordinates 27.7° N, 80.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bone Valley Member (Peace River Formation), Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

• JA: Hemphillian based on AEO results; upper beds

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; phosphatic, sandy gravel

• well-sorted, sandy, phosphatic gravels (0.6 to 1.2 m thick)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: S. D. Webb and N. Tessman. 1968. A Pliocene vertebrate fauna from low elevation in Manatee County, Florida. American Journal of Science 266 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 18556: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993, edited by Philip Mannion and Richard Hulbert

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