Fletton brick pit, Peterborough (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Leeds

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.6° N, 0.2° W: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 9.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kosmoceras jasoni ammonoid zone, Peterborough Member (Oxford Clay Formation), Middle Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• probably Kosmoceras jasoni Zone, though bone-bearing bed includes both this zone and the Erymnoceras coronatum zone. Smith (1997) puts this in the Stewartby Member.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. N. Leeds in the 1890s; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: mechanical,

• collected by Mr. A. N. Leeds, of Eyeford

•Also material reposited in GLAHM (Hunterian Museum of Geology, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom)

Primary reference: R. Lydekker. 1893. On the jaw of a new carnivorous dinosaur from the Oxford Clay of Peterborough. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 49:284-287 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47362: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.02.2005, edited by Roger Benson

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia -
Sarcolestes leedsi n. gen. n. sp.
Sarcolestes leedsi n. gen. n. sp. Lydekker 1893 ornithischian
BMNH R2682
 Loricata - Metriorhynchidae
Tyrannoneustes lythrodectikos n. gen. n. sp. Young et al. 2013 marine crocodile
GLAHM V972, holotype partial skeleton