Emborough Quarry (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.3° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 35.8° N, 1.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• Whiteside & Marshall (2008) argue for a Rhaetian age for this locality

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fissure fill; conglomerate and marl

• "sediment fill of a collapsed cave"
• "poorly sorted, locally derived limestone boulders and coarse conglomerate and marl components"

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by W. K├╝hne in 1946; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: P. L. Robinson. 1957. An unusual sauropsid dentition. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 43:283-293 [R. Whatley/R. Whatley/R. Whatley]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 12858: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 22.12.2001, edited by Robin Whatley, Matthew Carrano and Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Archosauria -
Archosauria indet.1 Cope 1869 archosaur
 Eosuchia - Trilophosauridae
Variodens inopinatus n. gen. n. sp.
Variodens inopinatus n. gen. n. sp. Robinson 1957 archosauromorph
 Rhynchocephalia - Clevosauridae
Clevosaurus sp.3 Swinton 1939 rhynchocephalian
 Eosuchia - Kuehneosauridae
Kuehneosaurus latus n. gen. n. sp.2
Kuehneosaurus latus n. gen. n. sp.2 Robinson 1962 crown diapsid
NHMUK R.8172, 6017, 5975
 Holotheria -
Kuehneotherium sp.1 Kermack et al. 1968 mammal
AUP 11133, 11134, teeth