Cree's Quarry, Street (bed 30) (Triassic to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.1° N, 2.7° W: paleocoordinates 35.9° N, 0.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: White Lias Formation (Penarth Group), Rhaetian to Rhaetian (208.5 - 199.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, massive, fine-grained, shelly/skeletal, gray limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

Primary reference: T. Wright. 1860. On the Zone of Avicula contorta, and the Lower Lias of the South of England. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 16:374-411 [M. Carrano/H. Street]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 96605: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 15.06.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
"Plesiosaurus etheridgii n. sp." = Thalassiodracon hawkinsii
"Plesiosaurus etheridgii n. sp." = Thalassiodracon hawkinsii Owen 1840 plesiosaur
GSM 51235 (holotype partial skeleton)