Union Beach, Raritan Bay (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Lorillard

Where: Monmouth County, New Jersey (40.4° N, 74.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.4° N, 43.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Woodbury Formation (Matawan Group), Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• "lower Cretaceous clays beneath the marl" - tentatively suggested as Woodbury Fm. by Colbert (1948)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone and marl

• "lower Cretaceous clays beneath the marl"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by S. Lockwood in 1869; reposited in the YPM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. On some reptilian remains. The American Journal of Science, series 2 48:278 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46162: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.01.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
"Ornithotarsus immanis n. gen. n. sp." = Hadrosaurus foulkii
"Ornithotarsus immanis n. gen. n. sp." = Hadrosaurus foulkii Leidy 1858 hadrosaurine
YPM 3221