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Sohl and Koch OFR # 480 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Beers Hill; USGS # 31176 : 28868

Where: Monmouth County, New Jersey (40.4° N, 74.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 49.6° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Discoscaphites iris ammonoid zone, Tinton Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Haustator bilira assemblage zone

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, glauconitic, sideritic, gray sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite, replaced with calcite

Reposited in the USGS

Collection methods: bulk,

• Sohl collection

Primary reference: N. F. Sohl and C. F. Koch. 1987. Upper Cretaceous (Maestrichtian) larger invertebrates from the Haustator bilira Assemblage Zone in the Atlantic Coastal Plain with further data for the East Gulf. USGS Open File Report 87-194:1-172 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 4381: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 14.08.1999

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