David Haine's Marl Pit, Medford (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Burlington County, New Jersey (39.9° N, 74.8° W: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 51.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hornerstown Formation (Rancocas Group), Late/Upper Maastrichtian to Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 61.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E. D. Cope in 1870; reposited in the AMNH

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

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1870. Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia, Reptilia and Aves of North America. Part II. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 14:105-235 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 128429: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 08.06.2012, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Macrobaenidae
Osteopygis platylomus Cope 1870 turtle
 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
Agomphus pectoralis n. sp. Cope 1870 mud turtle
AMNH 1478
 Testudines - Bothremydidae
"Taphrosphys longinuchus n. sp." = Taphrosphys sulcatus
"Taphrosphys longinuchus n. sp." = Taphrosphys sulcatus Leidy 1856 sideneck turtle
AMNH 1124 (type of Taphrosphys longinuchus Cope, figured in Hay, 1908, figs. 101, 102), partial shell with limb fragments