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Arredondo IIA (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Alachua County, Florida (29.6° N, 82.4° W: paleocoordinates 29.6° N, 82.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Arredondo Member (Wicomico Formation), Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• Illinoian or Kansan according to Lynch 1965; Sangamonian according to Kurten and Anderson 1980

•from a fissure in the Ocala Limestone

Environment/lithology: fissure fill

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by R. S. Bader in 1959; reposited in the FLMNH

Collection methods: bulk

• "fossiliferous matrix" apparently was bulk sampled (Lynch 1965)

Primary reference: S. D. Webb and K. T. Wilkins. 1984. Historical Biogeography of Florida Pleistocene Mammals. In H. H. Genoways and M. R. Dawson (eds.), Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication 8:370-383 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 20573: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995, edited by Richard Hulbert

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