Mantua Creek, Sewell (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Gloucester County, New Jersey (39.8° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 50.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mount Laurel Formation (Monmouth Group), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, glauconitic, pebbly sandstone

• indurated glaucontitic quartz sand with pebbles and limonite layers

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 124935: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.02.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten sp. Müller 1776 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
Agerostrea falcata Morton 1827 oyster
 Belemnitida - Belemnitellidae
 Clavulina - Clionaidae
Cliona cretacica demosponge