Jordan's Cliff, Weymouth (OUM) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Furzy Cliff, Jordan Cliff, Overcombe

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 2.4° W: paleocoordinates 41.2° N, 7.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Weymouth Member (Oxford Clay Formation), Early/Lower Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• uncertain level in Upper Oxford Clay; uppermost likely based on attached invertebrate

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by W. Parker

Primary reference: J. Phillips. 1871. Geology of Oxford and the Valley of the Thames. Clarendon Press, Oxford 1-523 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52556: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.08.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Avetheropoda - Metriacanthosauridae
"Megalosaurus parkeri n. sp." = Metriacanthosaurus parkeri1
"Megalosaurus parkeri n. sp." = Metriacanthosaurus parkeri1 Huene 1923 allosauroid