Kimmeridge Bay foreshore (Etches collection) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 2.1° W: paleocoordinates 41.3° N, 7.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Aulacostephanus autissiodorensis ammonoid zone, Lower Member (Kimmeridge Clay Formation), Early/Lower Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep-water; gray mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Steve Etches in <1992-2009

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• MJML, Museum of Jurassic Marine Life, Kimmeridge, Dorset

•Also known as Steve Etches Kimmeridge collection (SEKC)

Primary reference: D. M. Martill and S. Etches. 2013. A new monofenestratan pterosaur from the Kimmeridge Clay Formation (Kimmeridgian, Upper Jurassic) of Dorset, England. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 58(2):285-294 [R. Butler/R. Butler/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 120291: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 10.11.2011, edited by Roger Benson

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pterosauria -
Cuspicephalus scarfi n. gen. n. sp.
Cuspicephalus scarfi n. gen. n. sp. Martill and Etches 2013 pterosaur
MJML K1918, partial skull (collected December 2009)
 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
Pliosaurus indet. Owen 1841 plesiosaur
SEKC.K1.2 metre long mandible (collected <1992)