Emil Novak Farm (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Lumberton

Where: Burlington County, New Jersey (40.0° N, 74.8° W: paleocoordinates 40.3° N, 49.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Navesink Formation (Monmouth Group), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic, green marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: salvage,

• fossils found "in spoil heaps piled up by a bulldozer excavating for an irrigation pond"

Primary reference: D. Baird and G. R. Case. 1966. Rare marine reptiles from the Cretaceous of New Jersey. Journal of Paleontology 40(5):1211-1215 [M. Carrano/H. Street]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 99138: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 28.10.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina sp. Dumeril 1806 angel shark
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Squalicorax pristodontus Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
"Isurus mantelli" = Cretoxyrhina mantelli, "Lamna appendiculata" = Cretolamna appendiculata
"Isurus mantelli" = Cretoxyrhina mantelli Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
"Lamna appendiculata" = Cretolamna appendiculata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae
Edaphodon sp. Buckland 1838 plownose chimaera
Actinopteri
 Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae
Enchodus sp. Agassiz 1843
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Anomoeodus sp. Forir 1887
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pancheloniidae
Prionochelys nauta Zangerl 1953 turtle
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasaurus conodon Cope 1881 mosasaur
Halisaurus platyspondylus Marsh 1869 mosasaur
PU 18818 (now at YPM)
Stephanodus
  - Trigonodontidae
Stephanodus sp. Zittel 1883