Chondrosteosaurus type , south coast, Isle of Wight (PROXY) (Cretaceous to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 41.1° N, 9.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wessex Formation (Wealden Group), Late/Upper Hauterivian to Late/Upper Hauterivian (136.4 - 125.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: R. Owen. 1876. Monograph on the fossil Reptilia of the Wealden and Purbeck formations. Supplement no. VII. Crocodilia (Poikilopleuron) and Dinosauria? (Chondrosteosaurus). [Wealden.]. The Palaeontographical Society, London 1876:1-7 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 157614: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.06.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Chondrosteosaurus gigas n. gen. n. sp.
Chondrosteosaurus gigas n. gen. n. sp. Owen 1876 cartilage bone lizard
BMNH 46869, 46870