Also known as New Jersey Loc. 22
Where: Cape May County, New Jersey (39.3° N, 75.0° W: paleocoordinates 39.3° N, 74.8° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)
• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From Cape May Formation (Richards 1962). AGE: Sangamon-Wisconsin (MacClintock and Richards 1936), Pleistocene (Richards 1962). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Shell bed up to 8 feet above high tide along Maurice River.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified, shelly/skeletal, argillaceous, sandy mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: COLLECTORS: Based on collections of Richards (1933) and MacClintock and Richards (1936). REPOSITORIES: Collections held in various museums, possibly including the Academy of Natural Sciences, USNM, MCZ (Cambridge), and AMNH.
Primary reference: H. G. Richards. 1962. Studies on the marine Pleistocene: Part II. The marine Pleistocene mollusks of eastern North America. Transactions of the American Philosophocal Society 52(3):1-142 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 66627: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 11.10.2006
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