Magothy River (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Anne Arundel County, Maryland (39.1° N, 76.5° W: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 44.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Matawan Formation, Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation-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 127182: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.05.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
"Corax falcatus" = Squalicorax falcatus
"Corax falcatus" = Squalicorax falcatus Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Lamna cuspidata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
"Corax pristiodontus" = Galeocerdo
"Corax pristiodontus" = Galeocerdo tiger shark
 Crocodylia -
Thoracosaurus neocesariensis De Kay 1842 crocodilian