Barclay Edwards quarry (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Harrisonville

Where: Salem County, New Jersey (39.7° N, 75.3° W: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 62.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• "Timber Creek Limestone"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying, surface (float),

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1870. Fourth contribution to the history of the fauna of the Miocene and Eocene periods of the United States. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 11:285-294 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 84043: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 16.09.2008, edited by Matthew Carrano and Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
"Myliobatis rectidens" = Myliobatis dixoni
"Myliobatis rectidens" = Myliobatis dixoni Agassiz 1843 eagle ray
Reptilia
 Testudines - Macrobaenidae
Osteopygis borealis Wieland 1904 turtle
 Testudines - Pancheloniidae
"Rhetechelys platyops" = Euclastes platyops
"Rhetechelys platyops" = Euclastes platyops Cope 1870 turtle
AMNH 2361, partial shell