Clavell's Tower, Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge Bay (BMNH) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Ischyrosaurus type

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 2.2° W: paleocoordinates 41.4° N, 7.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pectinatites scitulus ammonoid zone, Upper Member (Kimmeridge Clay Formation), Early/Lower Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• probably scitulus Zone, also referred to the autissiodorensis Zone - "Maple Ledge Shales"?

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale and lithified limestone

• "amongst the layers of shale immediately above the band of cement-stone which rises from E. to W. on the west side of Clavell's Tower..."

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. C. Mansel-Pleydell in the 1860s; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: J. W. Hulke. 1869. Note on a large saurian humerus from the Kimmeridge Clay of the Dorset coast. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 25:386-389 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 26784: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 31.10.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Ischyrosaurus manseli n. sp. Lydekker 1888 sauropod
BMNH 41626