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Eocene whale Basilosaurus or Zeuglodon.
The limestone of the Crystal River Formation has preserved the remains of this whalelike form in several widely scattered localities throughout the northern portion of the State. This marine mammal attained a length of over 40 feet.
Used in Fossil Mammals of Florida by Stanley J. Olsen, Special Publication no. 6, Florida Geological Survey, Tallahassee, 1959, p. 21.
Chicago Manual of Style
Janson, Andrew R. Eocene whale Basilosaurus or Zeuglodon. 1957. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/205>, accessed 17 August 2022.
Janson, Andrew R. Eocene whale Basilosaurus or Zeuglodon. 1957. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/205>
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