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Maastrichtian ammonites from the Hornerstown Formation in New Jersey

Abstract:

The base of the Paleocene Hornerstown Formation at the Inversand pit and certain other localities in New Jersey yields a diverse phosphatised fauna of Maastrichtian age, including the ammonites Pachydsicus (Neodesmoceras) mokotibensis Collignon, 1952, Sphenodiscus lobatus (Tuomey, 1854), Baculites spp., and Eubaculites carinatus (Morton, 1834). S. lobatus is known from the older Red Bank Sand and Tinton Sand in New Jersey; the other species are known only from the basal Hornerstown. Occurrenc...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
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Journal:
Journal of Paleontology
Volume:
70
Issue:
5
Pages:
798-804
Publication date:
1996
ISSN:
0022-3360
URN:
uuid:8907502e-b4ae-41b7-94b9-2d9f56c3e35b
Source identifiers:
81909
Local pid:
pubs:81909
Language:
English

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