east of Barne's Chine (BMNH) (Cretaceous to of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Polacanthus type, Barnes High

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 40.8° N, 9.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wessex Formation (Wealden Group), Late/Upper Barremian to Late/Upper Barremian (130.0 - 122.5 Ma)

• upper part of Wealden Marls

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; blue, carbonaceous claystone

• blue shaly clay, bed has large amounts of lignite

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Fox in 1865; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: W. Fox. 1866. On a new Wealden saurian named Polacanthus. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Birmingham 1865:56 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 26799: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.11.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
Polacanthus foxii n. gen. n. sp.
Polacanthus foxii n. gen. n. sp. Fox 1866 ornithischian
= "Euacanthus vectianus" (pers. obs. Mrs. Tennyson)