Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:573
Fossil Type:Coral
Fossil Description:Horn coral, Actinastrea sp. or Septastraea marylandica
Relative Size:Small
Class:Anthozoa
Subclass:Zoantharia (de Blainville, 1830)
Order:Scleractinia (Bourne, 1900)
Suborder:Astrocoeniina (Vaughan and Wells, 1943)
Family:Actinastreidae (Alloiteau, 1952), Rhizangiidae
Scientific Name (Genus species):Actinastrea sp. (d'Orbigny, 1849) or Septastraea marylandica (Conrad)
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:White
Comments:Petrified coral from upper Triassic to Recent age
Collector Name:RLD
Image Filename 1:DSCF4572.jpg

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