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Fossil Species of Florida

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Fossil Species of Florida

Species Listed by Geologic Age

Eocene Epoch
Carcharoclus augustidens
Isurus hopei

Oligocene Epoch
Floridophis auffenbergi

Early Miocene Epoch
Alligator olseni
Amphicyon longiramus
Archaeohippus blackbergi
Batrachosauroides dissimulans
Carcharodon hastalis (= Isurus hastalis)
Petauristodon pattersoni

Middle Miocene Epoch
cf. Alligator mississippiensis
Carcharodon hastalis (= Isurus hastalis)
Cormohipparion ingenuum
Hemipristis serra
Metaxytherium floridanum
Pomatodelphis inaequalis
Thecachampsa americana (= Gavialosuchus americanus)

Late Miocene Epoch
Aepycamelus major
cf. Alligator mississippiensis
Amebelodon britti
Barbourofelis loveorum
Carcharocles megalodon
Carcharodon hastalis (= Isurus hastalis)
Cormohipparion ingenuum
Hemipristis serra
Metaxytherium floridanum
Neohipparion eurystyle
Pomatodelphis inaequalis
Pseudemys williamsi
Tapirus polkensis
Thecachampsa americana (= Gavialosuchus americanus)

Pliocene Epoch
Alligator mississippiensis
Carcharocles megalodon
Carcharodon hastalis (= Isurus hastalis)
Hemipristis serra
Kyptoceras amatorum
Neohipparion eurystyle
Ontocetus emmonsi
Rhizosmilodon fiteae
Tapirus polkensis

Early Pleistocene Epoch
Alligator mississippiensis
Aquila bivia
Bufo defensor
Dasypus bellus
Siren lacertina
Tapirus haysii
Titanis walleri
Xenosmilus hodsonae

Middle and Late Pleistocene Epoch
Alligator mississippiensis
Canis dirus
Dasypus bellus
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Siren lacertina
Smilodon fatalis


Last Edited by: Richard C. Hulbert Jr.; Last up-dated On: October 17, 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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