Big Timber Creek, Stratford (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Camden County, New Jersey (39.8° N, 75.0° W: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 52.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• upper part of formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• "grayish olive green glauconitic sand with indurated iron-rich layers"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

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 124963: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.03.2012, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida -
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaeostrea vomer Morton 1828 oyster
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Gnathostomata
  -
Chondrichthyes indet. Huxley 1880 cartilaginous fish
Reptilia
 Loricata -
 Loricata - Dyrosauridae
Hyposaurus rogersii n. gen. n. sp.
Hyposaurus rogersii n. gen. n. sp. Owen 1849 crocodilian
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
Peronidella dichotoma calcareous sponge