Where: Cape May County, New Jersey (39.1° N, 74.8° W: paleocoordinates 39.3° N, 70.4° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Shiloh Marl Member (Kirkwood Formation), Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)
• No lithostratigraphic details or stratigraphic relationships provided in text. Equivalent in age and slightly older than the Calvert Formaiton of Maryland and Virginia. Overlain by the Cohansey Sand with a time transgressive contact, Kirkwood Formation is Burdigalian-Langhian in age. Collections from a depth of 520 ft.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: Collections reposited in the collections of the Historical Museum in Cape May Couty House, and were examined through the courtesy of Mr. Edward Post, Custodian.
Primary reference: H. G. Richards and A. Harbison. 1942. Miocene invertebrate fauna of New Jersey. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 94:167-250 [A. Miller/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 59723: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 10.04.2006
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