Farmingdale (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Freehold and Squankum Company

Where: Monmouth County, New Jersey (40.2° N, 74.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.7° N, 64.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Shark River Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• greensand

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1870. Fourth contribution to the history of the fauna of the Miocene and Eocene periods of the United States. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 11:285-294 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 84022: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 15.09.2008, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Emballorhynchus kinnei n. gen. n. sp.3
Emballorhynchus kinnei n. gen. n. sp.3
Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
"Myliobates bisulcus n. sp." = Myliobatis bisulcus3, "Myliobatis glottoides n. sp." = Myliobatis dixoni
"Myliobates bisulcus n. sp." = Myliobatis bisulcus3 Marsh 1869 eagle ray
"Myliobatis glottoides n. sp." = Myliobatis dixoni Agassiz 1843 eagle ray
 Pristiformes - Pristidae
Pristis amblodon2 Cope 1869 sawfish
 Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae
Edaphodon eocaenus2 Woodward 1891 plownose chimaera
Actinopteri
 Elopiformes - Phyllodontidae
Phyllodus toliapicus n. sp.3 Agassiz 1844
Phyllodus elegans n. sp.3 Marsh 1869
 Istiophoriformes - Istiophoridae
"Histiophorus parvulus n. sp." = Istiophorus parvulus3
"Histiophorus parvulus n. sp." = Istiophorus parvulus3 Marsh 1869
 Alepisauriformes - Dercetidae
Cylindracanthus rectus2 Agassiz 1843
"Coelorhynchus acus" = Cylindracanthus acus Cope 1870
Reptilia
 Testudines - Cheloniidae
Lembonax propylaeus n. sp.1 Cope 1872 sea turtle
 Crocodylia -
Thecachampsa serrata n. sp.1 Cope 1872 crocodilian
"cervical and dorsal vertebrae"