Camden (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Amyda halophila referred specimens

Where: Camden County, New Jersey (39.9° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 42.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the AMNH, ANSP

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 131936: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 02.08.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
"Amyda halophila" = Trionyx halophilus
"Amyda halophila" = Trionyx halophilus Cope 1869 turtle
This species is said by Professor Cope to have been founded on numerous portions of the carapace and plastron, some from near Summit Bridge, New Castle County, Delaware, and some from Camden County, New Jersey... There is in the Philadelphia Academy's collection a fragment of a costal plate which is to be referred to this species. It was found at Camden, New Jersey (pp. 513-514)