Sandy Hook, Atlantic Highlands (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Monmouth County, New Jersey (40.4° N, 74.0° W: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 49.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Navesink Formation (Monmouth Group), Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• "foot of the Neversink Hills"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. B. Gallagher. 1993. The Cretaceous/Tertiary mass extinction event in the North Atlantic coastal plain. The Mosasaur 5:75-154 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 167771: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 31.03.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasaurus dekayi n. sp. Bronn 1838 mosasaur