Also known as Delaware Loc. 1
Where: Sussex County, Delaware (38.8° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 38.8° N, 74.9° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)
• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From Cape May Formation (Richards 1962). AGE: Sangamon-Wisconsin (MacClintock and Richards 1936), Pleistocene (Richards 1962).
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified siliciclastic sediments
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: COLLECTORS: Based on collections of Richards (1936). REPOSITORIES: Collections held in various museums, possibly including the Academy of Natural Sciences, USNM, MCZ (Cambridge), and AMNH.
Primary reference: H. G. Richards. 1962. Studies on the marine Pleistocene: Part II. The marine Pleistocene mollusks of eastern North America. Transactions of the American Philosophocal Society 52(3):1-142 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 66701: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 12.10.2006
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