Pennsylvania RR core, Merchantville (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Camden County, New Jersey (40.0° N, 75.0° W: paleocoordinates 39.1° N, 44.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Approx. 18 ft below the surface and a few meters above the molluscan horizon that lays at 23 ft. below the surface. Orig. Merchantville Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; brown, yellow claystone

• "iron rusty, brown and mottled yellow clay"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1896

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

Primary reference: L. Woolman. 1897. Bone of a dinosaur, an immense reptile, associated with ammonites and other molluscan fossils in Cretaceous (Matawan) clay marls, at Merchantville, N.J. New Jersey Survey Annual Report for 1896 248-250 [M. Carrano/K. Maguire/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 57171: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 07.12.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
"Ornithotarsus immanis" = Hadrosaurus foulkii
"Ornithotarsus immanis" = Hadrosaurus foulkii Leidy 1858 hadrosaurine
ANSP 8956