Princeton University quarry (Triassic of the United States)

Where: Mercer County, New Jersey (40.3° N, 74.7° W: paleocoordinates 14.9° N, 19.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by O. Abel

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: K. E. Caster. 1939. Were Micrichnus scotti Abel and Artiodactylus sinclairi Abel of the Newark Series (Triassic) made by vertebrates or limuloids?. American Journal of Science 237(11):786-797 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190915: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 21.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Xiphosura
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Micrichnus scotti n. gen. n. sp., Artiodactylus sinclairi n. gen. n. sp.
Micrichnus scotti n. gen. n. sp. Abel 1926
Artiodactylus sinclairi n. gen. n. sp. Abel 1935