Heterosuchus valdensis type (Cretaceous to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.9° N, 0.1° E: paleocoordinates 41.8° N, 9.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wealden Group, Berriasian to Berriasian (145.0 - 132.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Mantell

Primary reference: H. G. Seeley. 1887. On Heterosuchus valdensis, Seeley, a procoelian crocodile from the Hastings Sand of Hastings. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 43:212-215 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 118046: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 04.10.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Loricata -
Heterosuchus valdensis n. gen. n. sp.
Heterosuchus valdensis n. gen. n. sp. Seeley 1887 crocodilian
BMNH R36555 - holotype (articulated series of 12 procoelous cervical, thoracic, lumar and sacral vertebrae)