West of New Egypt railroad station (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: New Jersey (40.1° N, 74.5° W: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 53.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hornerstown Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• Position within Hornerstown Formation not stated

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified, glauconitic sandstone

• Poorly lithified based on fossil preservation

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1983. The Terebratulacea (Brachiopoda) Triassic to Recent: a study of the brachidia (loops). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 50:1-290 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187642: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 06.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida -