Timber Creek (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Clementon

Where: Camden County, New Jersey (39.8° N, 75.0° W: paleocoordinates 39.9° N, 58.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Manasquan Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• Wilcox

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic, quartzose, green, argillaceous sandstone

• "medium-green glauconitic quartz sand with clay"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: W. B. Gallagher. 1984. Paleoecology of the Delaware Valley region. Part II: Cretaceous to Quartenary. The Mosasaur 2:9-43 [M. Uhen/M. Shalap/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 124967: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.03.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaeostrea vomer Morton 1828 oyster
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell