Burlington County (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Burlington County, New Jersey (39.9° N, 74.7° W: paleocoordinates 37.7° N, 42.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Leidy. 1856. Notices of remains of extinct vertebrated animals of New Jersey, collected by Prof. Cook of the State Geological Survey under the direction of Dr. W. Kitchell. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8:220-221 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 126156: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 31.03.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae
Ischyrhiza mira Leidy 1856 elasmobranch
 Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae
Edaphodon mirificus Leidy 1856 plownose chimaera
 Ichthyodectiformes - Ichthyodectidae
"Polygonodon vetus" = Xiphactinus vetus
"Polygonodon vetus" = Xiphactinus vetus Leidy 1856