Some information on the geology of the Turonian site.

 

References:

Crepet, W. L., K. C. Nixon, E. M. Friis, and J. V. Freudenstein. 1992. Oldest fossil flowers of hamamelidaceous affinity, from the Late Cretaceous of New Jersey. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA 89: 8986-8989.


Crepet, W. L. and K. C. Nixon. 1998. Fossil Clusiaceae from the Late Cretaceous (Turonian) of New Jersey and implications regarding the history of bee pollination. American Journal of Botany 85 (8):1122-1133.


Crepet, W. L. and K. C. Nixon. 1998. Two new fossil flowers of magnoliid affinity from the Late Cretaceous of New Jersey. American Journal of Botany 85 (9): 1273-1288.


Crepet, W. L., K. C. Nixon and C. P. Daghlian. 2013. Fossil Ericales from the Upper Cretaceous of New Jersey. International Journal of Plant Sciences, Special Issue: Conceptual Advances in Fossil Plant Biology, Eds. G. Rothwell and R. Stockey: Thomas N. Taylor Diamond Jubilee, 174 (3): 572-584.


Crepet, W. L., K. C. Nixon and M. A. Gandolfo. 2005. An extinct calycanthoid taxon, Jerseyanthus calycanthoides, from the Late Cretaceous of New Jersey. American Journal of Botany 92 (9): 1475-1485.


Gandolfo, M. A., K. C. Nixon, W. L. Crepet, and G. E. Ratcliffe. 1997. A new fossil fern assignable to Gleicheniaceae from Late Cretaceous sediments of New Jersey. American Journal of Botany 84 (4): 483-493.


Gandolfo, M. A., K. C. Nixon, and W. L. Crepet. 1998. Tylerianthus crossmanensis gen. et sp. nov., (aff. Hydrangeaceae) from the Upper Cretaceous of New Jersey. American Journal of Botany 85 (3): 376-386.


Gandolfo, M. A., K. C. Nixon, and W. L. Crepet. 1998. New fossil flower from the Turonian of New Jersey: Dressiantha bicarpellata gen. et sp. nov. (Capparales). American Journal of Botany 85 (7): 964-974.


Gandolfo, M. A., K. C. Nixon, and W.L. Crepet. 2000. Sorophores of Lygodium Sw. (Schizaeaceae) from the Late Cretaceous of New Jersey. Plant Systematics and Evolution 221: 113-123.


Gandolfo, M. A., K. C. Nixon, and W. L. Crepet. 2001. Turonian Pinaceae of the Raritan Formation, New Jersey. Plant Systematics and Evolution 226: 187-203.


Gandolfo, M. A., K. C. Nixon, and W.L. Crepet. 2002. Triuridaceae fossil flowers from the Upper Cretaceous of New Jersey. American Journal of Botany 89 (12): 1940-1957.


Gandolfo, M. A., K. C. Nixon, and W.L. Crepet. 2004. The oldest complete fossil flowers of Nymphaeaceae and implications for the complex insect entrapment pollination mechanisms in early angiosperms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 101 (21): 8056-8060.


Herendeen, P. S., W. L. Crepet, and K. C. Nixon. 1993. Chloranthus-like stamens from the Upper Cretaceous of New Jersey. American Journal of Botany 80 (8): 865-871.


Herendeen, P. S., W. L. Crepet, and K. C. Nixon. 1994. Fossil flowers and pollen of Lauraceae from the Upper Cretaceous of New Jersey. Plant Systematics and Evolution 189: 29-40.


Hermsen, E. J., M. A. Gandolfo, W. L. Crepet, and K. C. Nixon. 2003. Divisestylus, gen. nov. (aff. Iteaceae), a fossil saxifrage from the Late Cretaceous of New Jersey, U.S.A. American Journal of Botany 90 (9): 1373-1388.


Lubkin, S. H. 2003. Paracupes svitkoi (Coleoptera: Cupedidae), a new species from the Cretaceous of New Jersey. Proceedings of the Second International Paleoentomological Congress, Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 46 (suppl. Fossil Insects): 189-194.


Martínez-Millán, M., W. L. Crepet, and K. C. Nixon. 2009. Pentapetalum trifasciculandricus gen. et. sp. nov., a thealean fossil flower from the Raritan formation, New Jersey, USA (Turonian, Late Cretaceous). American Journal of Botany 96 (5): 933-949.


Nixon, K. C., and W. L. Crepet. 1993. Late Cretaceous fossil flowers of ericalean affinity. American Journal of Botany 80 (6): 616-623.


Zhou, Z., W. L. Crepet, and K. C. Nixon. 2001. The earliest fossil evidence of the Hamamelidaceae: Late Cretaceous (Turonian) inflorescences and fruits of Altingioidea. American Journal of Botany 88 (5): 753-766.