295/130, Bordentown (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Burlington County, New Jersey (40.1° N, 74.7° W: paleocoordinates 39.4° N, 44.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Merchantville Formation (Matawan Group), Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic sandstone

• "glauconite beds"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: salvage, 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 188337: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 29.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Callianassidae
Callianassa mortoni Pilsbry 1901 decapod
Polychaeta
 Serpulimorpha -
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Neithea) quinquecostata" = Neithea quinquecostata
"Pecten (Neithea) quinquecostata" = Neithea quinquecostata Sowerby 1814 scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia argentaria Morton 1833 jingle
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
Agerostrea sp. Vialov 1936 oyster
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium tenuistriatum" = Granocardium tenuistriatum
"Cardium tenuistriatum" = Granocardium tenuistriatum Whitfield 1885 cockle
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Lunatia halli" = Euspira halli, Gyrodes petrosus
"Lunatia halli" = Euspira halli Gabb 1860 moon snail
Gyrodes petrosus moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Placenticeratidae
Placenticeras placenta DeKay 1828 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Collignoniceratidae
Menabites delawarensis Morton 1830 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites ovatus Say 1820 ammonite