Backwater (Jurassic to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.8° N, 2.3° W: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 8.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• 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; mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in <1860

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 141826: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 01.04.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosaurus planispondylus Damon 1860 plesiosaur
"Remains" mentioned by Damon 1860