Grandpré, Ardennes (Cretaceous of France)

Also known as Huene 89, Sauvage

Where: Champagne-Ardenne, France (49.3° N, 4.9° E: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 10.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Douvilleiceras mammilatum ammonoid zone, Early/Lower Albian (112.0 - 109.0 Ma)

• "Gault"-age, level with Ammonites milletianus and A. mammillaris

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by C. Barrois

• Collection in the Lille Museum.

Primary reference: C. Barrois. 1875. Les reptiles du terrain crétacé du N.-E. du bassin de Paris [The reptiles of the Cretaceous terrain of the NE of the Paris Basin]. Bulletin Scientifique, Historique et Littéraire du Département du Nord et des Pays Voisins 7(4–5):73-83 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 55335: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.10.2005, edited by Richard Butler

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Taxonomic list

? Reptilia indet.1 Laurenti 1768 reptile
 Avetheropoda - Metriacanthosauridae
"Megalosaurus superbus" = Erectopus superbus2
"Megalosaurus superbus" = Erectopus superbus2 Sauvage 1882 allosauroid
vertebra, possibly sacral
 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
Hylaeosaurus armatus Mantell 1833 ornithischian
 Sauropterygia -
Polyptychodon interruptus Owen 1841 plesiosaur
Plesiosaurus pachyomus Owen 1840 plesiosaur
 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
Pliosaurus sp. Owen 1841 plesiosaur
 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosaurus latispinus Owen 1854 plesiosaur
dorsal vertebra
 Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae
"Ichthyosaurus campylodon" = Platypterygius campylodon
"Ichthyosaurus campylodon" = Platypterygius campylodon Carter 1846 ichthyosaur
vertebrae, tooth