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De Soto Shell Pit (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: De Soto County, Florida (27.0° N, 81.8° W: paleocoordinates 27.1° N, 81.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Caloosahatchee Formation, Irvingtonian (1.8 - 0.3 Ma)

• said to be early Irvingtonian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. S. Morgan and R. C. Hulbert, Jr. 1995. Overview of the geology and vertebrate biochronology of the Leisey Shell Pit Local Fauna, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 37(1) [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 20308: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995, edited by Richard Hulbert

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