Frome Vauchurch (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.8° N, 2.6° W: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 0.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Chalk Formation (Chalk Group), Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

• "Lower Chalk"

Environment/lithology: marine; chalk

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Specimen is currently lost, so the repository is not known.

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 141829: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 01.04.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia -
Polyptychodon sp. Owen 1841 plesiosaur
tooth, currently lost