Fossil Vertebrates of Alabama
Data Archive 18

This is a Paleobiology Database Data Archive that includes all known published occurrences of fossil vertebrates of Alabama. If any known published account of a fossil vertebrate from Alabama seems to be missing from this archive, please contact the author using the information below, and report the missing occurrence, along with the relevant bibliographic information.

Scientific goals

This archive aims to compile all information about the occurrences of fossil vertebrates in Alabama to facilitate any and all other studies regarding fossil vertebrates in Alabama. The goal of this compilation is to document all of the fossil vertebrates published from Alabama. All of the data are publicly available for use by anyone.


Entry of these data began in 2008 and is an ongoing process. New publications on Alabama fossil vertebrates are entered as soon as the author is made aware of them. The starting point for this compilation was The Fossil Vertebrates of Alabama (Thurmond & Jones, 1982), but it has been updated to the present.

  • J. T. Thurmond and D. E. Jones. 1982. Fossil Vertebrates of Alabama. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1-244 pp.
Contact information

Mark D. Uhen
George Mason University
Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Earth Sciences
MS 5F1
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-993-5264
Fax: 703-993-1066

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