Inversand Marl Pit, Sewell (basal Hornerstown)-Danian (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Gloucester County, New Jersey (39.8° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 52.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hornerstown Formation, Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• From main fossiliferous layer at base of Hornerstown Formation. Ammonites interpreted as either reworked or remainie.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D.J. Cicimurri and D.A. Ebersole. 2015. Paleocene chimaeroid fishes (Chondrichthyes: Holocephali) from the eastern United States, including two new species of Callorhinchus. PaleoBios 32:1-29 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 198624: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 29.12.2018

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
  - Edaphodontidae
cf. Elasmodus sp. Egerton chimaera
 Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae
Edaphodon mirificus Leidy 1856 plownose chimaera