Radipole (Jurassic to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 40.9° N, 7.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oxford Clay Formation (Ancholme Group), Callovian to Callovian (166.1 - 157.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: mechanical,

• DORCM, Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, Dorset, United Kingdom

Primary reference: J. B. Delair. 1960. The Mesozoic reptiles of Dorset. Part two. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society 80:52-90 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140706: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 15.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosaurus planispondylus n. sp. Damon 1860 plesiosaur
DORCM G.121, a phalanx, and the only extant specimen fromt he type series of Plesiosaurus planispondylus