Thaumatodracon weidenrothi type locality (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 2.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 3.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• Black Ven Mudstone Member of the Charmouth Mudstone Formation (Sinemurian, Lower Jurassic)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collected by Kurt Wiedenroth

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: A. S. Smith and R. Araújo. 2017. Thaumatodracon wiedenrothi, a morphometrically and stratigraphically intermediate new rhomaleosaurid plesiosaurian from the Lower Jurassic (Sinemurian) of Lyme Regis. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 308(4–6):89-125 [V. Fischer/V. Fischer]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188798: authorized by Valentin Fischer, entered by Valentin Fischer on 19.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Sauropterygia - Rhomaleosauridae
Thaumatodracon weidenrothi n. gen. n. sp. plesiosaur
NLMH 106.058