The Mosasaur

The Mosasaur

The DVPS publishes a journal, The Mosasaur, on an occasional basis, which contains articles on fossils and geology related topics, especially those of local interest. The editors of the journal welcome contributions from avocational paleontologists as well as those from professionals in the field, publishing articles of interest to all. The Mosasaur retails for $10 for Volumes I through Volume VII, Volume VIII (in color) retails for $15 , Volume IX retails for $11.00, and Volume X retails for $20.00 plus addition fee for a shipping ($4.00 per volume).

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The following is a list of the contents of Volume I through Volume X.

Volume I

Contents:

New and Revised Records of Pleistocene Mammals of New Jersey

David C. Parris

Paleoecology of the Delaware Valley Region, Part I: Cambrian to Jurassic

William B. Gallagher

Annotated Localities of Ornithopod Dinosaurs: Implications to Mesozoic Paleobiography

David B. Weishampel and Judith B. Wieshampel

A Faunal Review of the Judith River (Oldman) Formation, Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada

Peter Dodson

Halisaurus platyspondylus – The Third Reported Occurance of this Mosasaur in New Jersey

Frank Bukowski

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Volume II

Contents:

Reconstruction and Architecture of medullosan pteriodosperms (Pennsylvanian)

H.W. Pfefferkorn, W.H. Gillespie, D. A. Resnick, and M. H. Scheihing

Paleoecology of the Delaware Valley region, Part II: Cretaceous to Quaternary

William B. Gallagher

Paleontology in the Grand Canyon of Arizona: 125 years of lessons and enigmas from the late Precambrian to the present

Earle E. Spamer

No ichthyosaurs in the Upper Cretaceous of New Jersey … or Saskatchewan

Donald Baird

Evidence of giant protostegid sea-turtles in the Cretaceous of New Jersey

Donald Baird

An upper Campanian vertebrate fauna from the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal

Edward M. Lauginiger

The paleoecology of the ornithopod dinosaur Tenontosaurus tilletti from the Cloverly Formation, Big Horn Basin of Wyoming and Montana

Catherine A. Forster

International Archaeopteryx Conference

Peter Dodson

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Volume III

Contents:

Paleontology, biostratigraphy, and depositional environments of the Cretaceous-Tertiary transition in the New Jersey Coastal Plain

William B. Gallagher, David C. Parris, Earle E. Spamer

Halisaurus and Prognathodon, two uncommon mosasaurs from the Upper Cretaceous of New Jersey

Donald Baird

A skull fragment of the Cretaceous cheloniid turtle Osteopygis from Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey

Donald Baird

An Upper Cretaceous vertebrate assemblage from Big Brook, New Jersey

Edward M. Lauginiger

Upper Cretaceous reptiles from the Severn Formation of Maryland

Donald Baird

A new Severn Formation (Early Middle Maastrichtian, Late Cretaceous) locality in Prince Georges County, Maryland

Eugene F. Hartstein, Lawrence E. Decina

Osteological notes on the fossil turtle ?Dollochelys atlantica (Zangerl)

David C. Parris, Craig DeTample, Rachel C. Benton

Late Cretaceous fossils from the Blufftown Formation (Campanian) in western Georgia

David R. Schwimmer

Some Upper Triassic reptiles, footprints, and an amphibian from New Jersey

Donald Baird

Ordovician graptolites from a new locality near Jutland, New Jersey

David C. Parris, Kenneth M. Cruikshank

The sea-robin Prionotus (Teleostei: Scorpaeniformes) in the Pleistocene of New Jersey

R. William Selden

Hawkin’ hadrosaurs: The Stereographic record

Richard C. Ryder

A paleontological pilgrimage through Philadelphia, the birthplace of American paleontology

Catherine A. Forster, Earle E. Spamer

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Volume IV

Contents

Field guide to the vertebrate paleontology of Late Triassic age rocks in the southwestern Newark Basin (Newark Supergroup, New Jersey and Pennsylvania)

Paul E. Olsen and John J. Flynn

Upper Triassic Dinophyton zone plant fossil from the Stockton Formation in southeastern Pennsylvania

Brain J. Axsmith and Peter A. Kroehler

Notes on six real and supposed type fossils from the Newark Supergroup (Triassic) of Pennsylvania

Earle E. Spamer

Medial Cretaceous carnivorous dinosaur and footprints from New Jersey

Donald Baird

The Upper Cretaceous shark Cretolamna appendiculata (Agassiz) in the Raritan Formation (Cenomanian) of New Jersey

Gerard R. Case

A predator attacks Sphenodiscus

Frank Bukowski and Paul Bond

The Upper Cretaceous (Campanian, Black Creek Formation) fossil fish fauna of Phoebus Landing, Bladen County, North Carolina

Albert J. Robb

The biostratigaphy of the Lower Helderbergian formations (Lower Devonian) as exposed along Wallpack Ridge, Sussex County, New Jersey

Albert J. Waggenhoffer

Quaternary mammals from the continental shelf off New Jersey

William B. Gallagher, David C. Parris, Barbara Smith Grandstaff and Craig DeTample

Preliminary reexamination of the Fish House local fauna and flora (Pleistocene), Pennsauken, Camden County, New Jersey

Arthur E. Bogan, Earle E. Spamer, G. Christine Manville, William B. Gallagher and Arthur J. Cain

The vertebrate fauna from the Judith River Formation (Late Cretaceous) of Wetland and Golden Valley Counties, Montana

Anthony R. Fiorillo

Rediscovery of fossil material at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia from Edward Drinker Cope’s 1893 expedition to the Dakotas

Edward Daeschler and Anthony R. Fiorillo

A historic piece of petrified wood from the Triassic of Arizona

Earle E. Spamer

A paleontological pilgrimage through Philadelphia, the birthplace of American paleontology. II. With notes on the paleontology of Philadelphia.

Earle E. Spamer and Catherine A. Forster

Delaware Valley Paleontological Society. “Ad amorem rerum fossam”

Edward M. Lauginiger

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Volume V

Contents

Records of musk oxen from the Atlantic Coastal Plain of North America

Jerry N. McDonald and Clayton E. Ray

Quaternary vertebrates from the Virginia Coastal Plain

David C. Parris and Barbara Smith Grandstaff

Review and new data on the Port Kennedy Local Fauna and Flora (Late Irvingtonian), Valley Forge National History Park, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Edward Daeschler, Earle E. Spamer, and David C. Parris

A Pleistocene house from Connecticut

Spencer G. Lucas

Late Pleistocene(?) land snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in “red earth” deposits of the Grand Canyon, Arizona

Earle E. Spamer

An associated tiger shark dentition from the Miocene of Maryland

Michael D. Gottfried

Further examination of the Woodbury and basal Englishtown Formations in Camden County and adjacent area, New Jersey

Daniel Kuehne

Probable occurrence of the shark genus Palaeocarcharodon (Neoselachii: Cretoxyrhinidae) in the Paleocene of New Jersey

Gerard R. Case

The Cretaceous/Tertiary mass extinction event in the northern Atlantic Coastal Plain

William B. Gallagher

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Volume VI

Contents

Reconstructed Dentition of the Rare Lamnoid Shark Parotodus benedeni from the Yorktown Formation at Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina.

Breeton W. Kent and George W. Powell, Jr.

Speculations on the Size and Morphology of the Extinct Lamnoid Shark, Parotodus benedini

Bretton W. Kent

A Late Cretaceous (Severn Formation) Vertebrate Assemblage from Bowie, Maryland

Eugene F. Harstein, Lawrence E. Decina and Ronald F. Keil

Cretolamna cf. C. aschersoni (Stromer) (Neoselachii: Cretoxyrhinidae), from the Late Paleocene Early Eocene of Mississippi, USA, with Comparisons to Moroccan Fauna

Gerard R. Case and James J. Leggett

Upper Cretaceous Macroinvertebrate Faunas of the Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain

Daniel F. Kuehne

A Pleistocene Mollusk Assemblage from Cooper River, New Jersey

Stephen Kurth and Eric Kurth

A Large Coelacanth, c.f. Diplurus (Pariostegus) longicaudatus, from the Late Triassic Locatong Formation, Granton Quarry, North Bergen, New Jersey

Charles A. Rizzo

Evidence for Live Birth in the Triassic Coelacanth Diplurus (Osteopleurus) newarki

Charles A. Rizzo

The Parlin Pit: Paleontology, Stratigraphy, and Depositional Environments at a Cretaceous Amber Site in New Jersey

William B. Gallagher, Kirk R. Johnson, Edward Gilmore and Ralph Johnson

A Scene from American Deep Time: New York's Paleozoic Museum- Revisisted

Allen A. Debus and Steve McCarthy

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Volume VII

Contents

Using the latex peel method to collect and cast a Late Devonian lungfish from the Catskill Formation in Pennsylvania

Edward B. Daeschler and C. Frederick Mullison

Notes on the tooth "saw blades" of Edestus, a Late Paleozoic Chondrichthyan

Rainer Zangerl and Clifford Jeremiah

A Preliminary Paleoecological Investigation of Late Pennsylvanian Brachiopods from the LaSalle Limestone, LaSalle County, Illinois

Stephen L. Brusatte

Shark-bitten Xiphactinus audax (Teleostei, Ichthyodectiformes) from the Niobrara Chalk (Upper Cretaceous) of Kansas

Kenshu Shimada and Michael J. Everhart

Plesiosaurs as the food of mosasaurs; new data on the stomach contents ofTylosaurus proriger (Squamata; Mosasauridae) from the Niobrara Formation of western Kansas

Michael J. Everhart

A new mosasaur specimen from Maastricht (The Netherlands), with a review of the Late Cretaceous-Early Paleogene marine faunas of New Jersey and Limburg

William B. Gallagher, John W. M. Jagt, Eric W. A. Mulder, and Anne S. Schulp

Occurrence of Callianassid Coprolites in the Cretaceous of New Jersey

Carl M. Mehling

A Lungfish (Dipnoan) from the Upper Cretaceous of New Jersey

David C. Parris, Barbara S. Grandstaff, and William B. Gallagher

Early Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) Elasmobranchs from the Mowry Shale, Fall River County, South Dakota

David Cicimurri

Vertebrate fossils from the Upper Cretaceous (Merchantville Formation: Early Campanian) Graham Brick Yards locality of New Jersey

Albert J. Robb III

First Record of a Velociraptorine Theropod (Tetanurae, Dromaeosauridae) from the Eastern Gulf Coastal United States

Caitlin R. Kiernan and David R. Schwimmer

Astrodon Rediscovered: America's First Sauropod

Peter M. Kranz

Remnants of the Collection of Henry Steinhauer in the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; With Notes On the Recovery of the Type Material of Three Taxa Named by Adolphe Brongniart

James C. Lendemer

The Great Extinct Lizard: Hadrosaurus foulkii, "First Dinosaur" of Film and Stage"

Earle E. Spamer

Delaware Valley Paleontological Society: "Ad Amorem Rerum Fossam - Part 2 - The Second Decade"

Lawrence E. Decina and Rollin H.Tillis

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Volume VIII

Contents

Stratigraphy, Depositional Environment, Taphonomy And Geochemistry Of The Baby Back Triceratops Quarry, Hell Creek Formation (Late Cretaceous), Garfield County, Montana

William B. Gallagher, Joseph Hatcher and Emma Morris

A Shark-Bitten Dinosaur (Hadrosauridae) Femur From The Latest Maastrichtian Basal Hornerstown Formation, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Jason P. Schein, and Jason C. Poole

Crocodile vs. Alligator: Distinguishing Between The Teeth Of Fossil Crocodilians

George F. Klein

Indicated Fossil Turnover Linked to Changes in Depositional Environment between the Maastrichtian and Campanian boundary in the Western United States

Kate Krsnak , Jason Schein, David C. Parris, Jason Poole, and William B. Gallagher

New Specimens of Late Cretaceous / Early Paleocene Bird Elements from New Jersey

William Shankle, Rodrigo Pellegrini, Kyle Shankle

Taphonomy Of A Late Campanian Fossil Assemblage At Marlboro, Monmouth County, New Jersey

William B. Gallagher, Joseph Camburn, Sandra Camburn, Paul A. Hanczaryk

First record of the Synechodontiform shark Sphenodus (Neoselachii, Orthacodontidae) from the Danian of eastern North America

Wayne R. Callahan, Jason P. Schein, David C. Parris, William Shankle

Delaware Valley Paleontological Society: “Ad Amorem Rerum Fossam – Part 3 – The Third Decade”

Lawrence E. Decina

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Volume IX

Contents

Diversity Dynamics In A Unique Fossil-Rich Zone Within The Merchantville Formation Of Monmouth County, New Jersey

Olivia Tandon, Madelyn Moyer, Matthew Garb

Identification Of Amber From Potash Corporation’s Lee Creek Mine, Beaufort County, North Carolina

George F. Klein

Lag Deposit Soft Tissue Preservation From A Cretaceous Fish

Carl Mehling

Haddonfield, New Jersey - More Than Hadrosaurus Foulkii: Invertebrate Paleontology Of The Site

William R Kuehne, Ardis J. Kuehne

Dealing With A Cretaceous Mystery

Carl Mehling

A Reinterpretation Of Weller’s (1907) Cucullaea And Lucina Assemblages

Earl M. Manning, Luke D. Oman

A Close Examination Of An Aragonitic Upper Woodbury Formation Fauna

Luke D. Oman, Earl M. Manning, Robert F. Badger, John B. Whitley

Biostratigrapic Implications Of Graptolites From The Hedgehaven Farm Site, Jutland Allochthon, New Jersey

Avinash Subramanian, David C. Parris

A History of the Delaware Valley Paleontological Society

Decina, Larry

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Volume X

Contents

SCOYENIA ICHNOFACIES OF THE LANCE FORMATION IN ELK BASIN, PARK COUNTY, WYOMING, USA

William Shankle, Jason Schein, Kari Shankle

THE NORTHERNMOST OCCURRENCE OF CHELYDRA SERPENTINA IN THE EASTERN US DURING THE PLEISTOCENE

Chase Doran Brownstein

BONY FISH MYSTERY SOLVED!

Earl Manning

REVIEW OF AN INVERTEBRATE FAUNA FROM THE WOODBURY FORMATION HADDONFIELD, NEW JERSEY, USA

William Shankle, Ralph Johnson

TWO NEW, LARGE SPECIMENS OF THE PLEURODIRAN SEA TURTLE TAPHROSPHYS SULCATUS FROM EDELMAN FOSSIL PARK, MANTUA TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY

Paul V. Ullmann, Zachary Boles, Kenneth J. Lacovara

AN UPPER CRETACEOUS (LATE CAMPANIAN) FOSSIL COLLECTION FROM THE STONE BRIDGE SITE, CAMDEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY - DESCRIPTION AND ANALYSIS

William R. Kuehne, Ardist J. Kuehne

THE SECOND FOSSIL LUNGFISH TOOTH PLATE FROM THE CRETACEOUS OF NEW JERSEY, U.S.A.

Frank Hajzer, Gudni Fabian, Barbara Smith Grandstaff, David C. Parris

A HUMERUS OF A JUVENILE DERMOCHELYID TURTLE FROM THE MIOCENE OF VIRGINIA

Gudni A. Fabian, David C Parris, Wyatt Nestor-Pasicznyk

PRESENCE OF A DYROSAURID NEOSUCHIAN IN THE SEVERN/BRIGHTSEAT FORMATION OF MARYLAND

Donald J Morgan, Robert K. Denton, Robert E. Weems

LARGE BASAL TYRANNOSAUROIDS FROM THE MAASTRICHTIAN AND TERRESTRIAL VERTEBRATE DIVERSITY IN THE SHADOW OF THE K-PG EXTINCTION

Chase Brownstein

HISTORY OF THE DELAWARE VALLEY PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Larry Decina

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Volume XI

Contents

A HOLOCENE BEAVER (CASTOR CANADENSIS) TUNNEL COMPLEX, CROFTON, ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MARYLAND: THE MOST COMPLEX TUNNEL SYSTEM RECORDED IN THE UNITED STATES

Ralph E. Eshelman

INQUIRY-BASED FIELD TRIPS IN PALEONTOLOGY FOR STEM CLASSES

William B. Gallagher

PALEOZOIC FOSSILS OF THE NEW JERSEY ATLANTIC COASTAL PLAIN

Kuehne, William R. and Kuehne, Ardis J

AN ADDITIONAL BIRD FOSSIL FROM THE FISHER/SULLIVAN SITE, EOCENE OF VIRGINIA, U.S.A.

Jeffrey Carpenter and David C. Parris

RESPONSE TO CRITICAL REVIEW OF HADDONFIELD PAPER PUBLISHED IN THE MOSASAUR IX

Kuehne, William R. and Kuehne, Ardis J

AN EXCEPTIONALLY SMALL JUVENILE GORGOSAURUS LIBRATUS (DINOSAURIA THEROPODA) SPECIMEN FROM THE DINOSAUR PARK FORMATION (CAMPANIAN) OF ALBERTA

Chan-Gyu Yun

ADDITIONS TO THE BONY FISH FAUNA FROM THE EARLY EOCENE NANJEMOY FORMATION OF MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA (U.S.A)

Robert E. Weems

A LARGE LONGIROSTRINE CROCODYLIAN FROM THE PALEOCENE VINCENTOWN FORMATION IN BURLINGTON COUNTY, NEW JERSEY AND ASSOCIATED INVERTEBRATE FAUNA

SADOWSKI, Henry J., CALLAHAN, Wayne R., EHRET, Dana J., CONTI, Lawrence G. SHANKLE, William J And PARRIS, Dave C.,

HISTORY OF THE DELAWARE VALLEY PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Larry Decina


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