Blackwood Terrace (New Egypt Fm.) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Gloucester County, New Jersey (39.8° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 50.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: New Egypt Formation (Monmouth Group), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic, gray, green sandstone

• gray-green poorly sorted clayey glaucontitic sand with small quartz pebbles

Size class: macrofossils

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 124937: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.02.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebrataliidae
Polychaeta
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Polychaeta indet. Grube 1850
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Exogyra cf. costata Say 1971 oyster
Gryphaeostrea vomer Morton 1828 oyster
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Tudiclidae
Pyropsis sp. Conrad 1860 snail
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Lunatia halli" = Euspira halli, Gyrodes abyssinus
"Lunatia halli" = Euspira halli Gabb 1860 moon snail
Gyrodes abyssinus moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella vertebroides Morton 1834 turret shell
Cephalopoda
 Belemnitida - Belemnitellidae
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites ovatus Say 1820 ammonite
Chondrichthyes
 Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae
Ischyrhiza mira Leidy 1856 cartilaginous fish
 Euselachii -
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Squalicorax pristodontus Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Euselachii - Mitsukurinidae
Scapanorhynchus texanus Roemer 1852 goblin shark
 Chimaeriformes - Callorhynchidae
Ischyodus sp. Egerton 1843 plownose chimaera
Actinopteri
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Reptilia
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasauridae indet. Gervais 1852 mosasaur
Echinoidea
 Irregularia - Nucleolitidae
"Catopygus williamsi" = Catopygus (Oolopygus) williamsi
"Catopygus williamsi" = Catopygus (Oolopygus) williamsi Clark 1907 sea urchin
Demospongea
 Clavulina - Clionaidae
Cliona cretacica demosponge