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Jamesburg, Middlesex (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Middlesex County, New Jersey (40.3° N, 74.4° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 41.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Merchantville Formation (Matawan Group), Santonian (85.8 - 84.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. W. Cooke. 1953. American Upper Cretaceous Echinoidea. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (254)1-44 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 78194: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 31.01.2008

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