Keynsham, near Bristol (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.4° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 38.0° N, 3.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• 'Lias', suggested Sinemurian based on provenance of Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus holotype

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: G. W. Storrs. 1997. Morphological and taxonomic clarification of the genus Plesiosaurus. In J. M. Callaway, E. Nicholls (eds.), Ancient Marine Reptiles 145-190 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 119286: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 22.10.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus Conybeare 1824 plesiosaur
BMNH R1315 (pectoral girdle)