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De Soto Lakes Borrow Pit (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Sarasota County, Florida (27.3° N, 82.5° W: paleocoordinates 27.4° N, 81.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Tamiami Formation, Piacenzian (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• Tamiami or Pinecrest Formation

Environment/lithology: coastal

Primary reference: N. Kohno and C. E. Ray. 2008. Pliocene walruses from the Yorktown Formation of Virginia and North Carolina, and a systematic revision of the North Atlantic Pliocene walruses. Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication 14:39-80 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 77602: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 15.01.2008

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