Where: Sumter County, Florida (28.8° N, 82.1° W: paleocoordinates 28.8° N, 81.9° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Irvingtonian (1.8 - 0.3 Ma)
• said to be late Irvingtonian
•material is from alternating clay and sand beds in "8 to 10 feet of sediments"
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: sinkhole; brown claystone and gray, conglomeratic sandstone
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: salvage, quarrying,
• sediments "completely destroyed by mining operations in 1966"
Primary reference: R. A. Martin. 1974. Fossil mammals from the Coleman IIA fauna, Sumter County. In S. D. Webb (ed.), Pleistocene Mammals of Florida 35-99 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Head] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 20289: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Evangelos Vlachos and Jonathan Marcot
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