shore, 0.5 miles north of Swanage (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Swanwich Iguanodon

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 7.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Purbeck Group, Berriasian (145.0 - 139.8 Ma)

• probably lower Purbeck beds

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; ferruginous, argillaceous sandstone

• "iron-sand and sandy clay"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Buckland in the 1820s; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: W. Buckland. 1829. On the discovery of the bones of the Iguanodon, and other large reptiles, in the Isle of Wight and Isle of Purbeck. Proceedings of the Geological Society of London 1(13):159-160 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52298: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.08.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia -
Iguanodon sp. Mantell 1825 bird foot dinosaur