Post 218, 205, Summit Bridge (Matawan Gp.) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Chesapeake and Delaware Canal

Where: Delaware (39.5° N, 75.7° W: paleocoordinates 38.9° N, 45.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Matawan Group, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. W. Berry. 1916. Systematic Paleontology: Vertebrata. In W. Clark (ed.), Maryland Geological Survey: Upper Cretaceous 347-361 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 127191: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.05.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae
Ischyrhiza mira Leidy 1856 elasmobranch
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
"Corax falcatus" = Squalicorax falcatus
"Corax falcatus" = Squalicorax falcatus Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Lamna cuspidata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
"Lamna elegans" = Odontaspis macrota
"Lamna elegans" = Odontaspis macrota Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark