Meirs Farm (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Monmouth County, New Jersey (40.1° N, 74.5° W: paleocoordinates 40.4° N, 49.5° W)

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: W. B. Gallagher. 2005. Recent mosasaur discoveries from New Jersey and Delaware, USA: stratigraphy, taphonomy and implications for mosasaur extinction. Netherlands Journal of Geosciences 84(3):241-245 [M. Uhen/M. Shalap/M. Shalap]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 127108: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Margaret Shalap on 25.04.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasaurus dekayi Bronn 1838 mosasaur