Hurffville (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as Hurffsville

Where: Gloucester County, New Jersey (39.8° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 39.9° N, 56.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Vincentown Formation, Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

• Originally described as a Late Cretaceous occurrence by Cope and Hay

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part IV. The turtles of the family Toxochelyidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(4):145-277 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 82001: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 20.07.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pancheloniidae
Euclastes platyops n. sp. Cope 1870 turtle
ANSP holotype skull