Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:48
Fossil Type:Tooth
Fossil Description:Primitive Crocodile or American Alligator
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Medium
Class:Sauropsida
Order:Crocodilia
Family:Crocodylidae (Cuvier, 1807)
Scientific Name (Genus species):Thoracosaurus neocesariensis (Dekay) or Alligator Mississippiensis
Era/Period:Cenozoic/Tertiary
Epoch/Age:Miocene/Eocene
MYA:5 to 23/55
Discovery Location (Water, Land):Atlantic Ocean, Manasquan River Inlet
Discovery Location (City, ST):Manasquan, NJ
Discovery Location (County):Monmouth
Deepest Formation:Manasquan
Color:Black
Collector Name:RLD
Image Filename 1:DSCF3705.jpg
Image Filename 2:DSCF3704.jpg

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