Ross Dock, Palisades Interstate Park (Triassic of the United States)

Also known as Fort Lee

Where: Bergen County, New Jersey (40.9° N, 74.0° W: paleocoordinates 15.5° N, 19.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Stockton Formation (Chatham Group), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• cycles 1-6

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; gray siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by P. Olsen in 1978; reposited in the AMNH

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: P. E. Olsen. 1980. Fossil great lakes of the Newark Supergroup of New Jersey. In W. Manspeizer (ed.), Field Studies in New Jersey Geology and Guide to Field Trips. 52nd Annual Meeting, New York State Geological Association 352-398 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187317: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 20.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae
Turseodus sp. Leidy 1857
 Semionotiformes - Semionotidae
Semionotus sp. Agassiz 1843
Coelacanthimorpha
 Coelacanthiformes - Mawsoniidae
Diplurus sp. Newberry 1878 coelacanth
Reptilia
 Eosuchia - Tanystropheidae
Tanytrachelos sp. Olsen 1979 archosauromorph