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Shiloh Marl (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Cumberland County, New Jersey (39.3° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 71.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Alloway Clay Member (Kirkwood Formation), Langhian (16.0 - 13.7 Ma)

• said to be Barstovian; 12.7 AEO date

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1870. Synopsis of the extinct Batrachia, Reptilia and Aves of North America. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 14(1):1-252 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 18587: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995, edited by Mark Uhen

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