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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
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of Paleontology
Volume:
70
Issue:
5
Pages:
798-804
Publication date:
1996-01-01
ISSN:
0022-3360
Source identifiers:
81909
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:81909
UUID:
uuid:8907502e-b4ae-41b7-94b9-2d9f56c3e35b
Local pid:
pubs:81909
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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