Isle of Portland, Portland Oolite (non-specific collections data) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 2.4° W: paleocoordinates 41.3° N, 7.6° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Portland Oolite Formation, Late/Upper Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; ooidal limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

• DORCM, Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, Dorset, England, 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 141825: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 01.04.2013

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosauroidea indet. Welles 1943 plesiosaur
DORCM G.101 (tooth), BMNH R3165 (fragments)
 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
Pliosaurus brachydeirus Owen 1841 plesiosaur
BMNH R.1679 (head of an ischium), R.1680 (distal portion of a propodial)