Crawford farm, Nut Swamp (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Middletown

Where: Monmouth County, New Jersey (40.4° N, 74.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 49.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by P. R. Brinckerhoff, J. M. Smith, L. Conover in 1845, 1860

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1870. Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia, Reptilia and Aves of North America. Part II. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 14:105-235 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189419: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
Terebratula sp. Müller 1776
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea sp. Lamarck 1801 oyster
Exogyra sp. Say 1820 oyster
Cephalopoda
  - Belemnitidae
Reptilia
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
"Mosasaurus maximus" = Mosasaurus hoffmanni
"Mosasaurus maximus" = Mosasaurus hoffmanni Mantell 1829 mosasaur