Birmingham (general) (Hornerstown Fm.) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Burlington County, New Jersey (40.0° N, 74.7° W: paleocoordinates 40.3° N, 50.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hornerstown Formation (Rancocas Group), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E. D. Cope in 1868; reposited in the AMNH

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying, surface (in situ)

Primary reference: O. P. Hay. 1908. The fossil turtles of North America. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 75:1-568 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 128428: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 08.06.2012, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Adocidae
"Zygoramma microglypha n. sp." = Adocus microglypha
"Zygoramma microglypha n. sp." = Adocus microglypha Cope 1871 turtle
AMNH 6129 (holotype partial shell)
 Testudines - Bothremydidae
"Taphrosphys molops" = Taphrosphys sulcatus
"Taphrosphys molops" = Taphrosphys sulcatus Leidy 1856 sideneck turtle
AMNH 1129 (Hay, 1908, p. 119), fragments of shell; AMNH 1474 (Hay 1908, figs. 117, 118), xiphiplastron and other fragments
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
Bottosaurus harlani n. sp. Meyer 1832 crocodilian
ANSP 9226