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Alligator olseni skull

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UF 205700

image of UF 1361

Genus and species: Alligator olseni
Higher taxonomy: Reptilia, Archosauria, Crocodylia, Alligatoridae, Alligatorinae
Specimen description: skull in ventral view
Locality and age: Thomas Farm, Gilchrist Co., Florida; early Miocene
Collectors and collection date: J. Freund; April 23, 1999
Photographer and imaging date: S. Moran; September 14, 2012

Other views of this specimen are available: dorsal

To see images of other specimens of this species, click here

Florida Museum Vertebrate Paleontology Collections Acronyms:
UF, University of Florida collection;
UF/FGS, former collection of the Florida Geological Survey;
UF/PB, former collection of Professor Pierce Brodkorb;
UF/TRO, former collection of Timberlane Research Organization;
UF/IGM, collaborative collection with the Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Geologico-Mineras (Bogota, Colombia);
UF/ACP, collaborative collection with La Autoridad del Canal de Panamá.

Posted On-line: April 10, 2013

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number CSBR 1203222, Jonathan Bloch, Principal Investigator. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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