Conovers' marl pit, Marlboro (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Monmouth County, New Jersey (40.3° N, 74.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.4° N, 44.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Matawan Group, Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• "the lower bed"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by S. Lockwood

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying,

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia, Reptilia and Aves of North America. Part I. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 14:1-104 [R. Butler/E. Dunne/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189418: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia -
Elasmosaurus orientalis Cope 1869 plesiosaur