Where: England, United Kingdom (54.0° N, 1.5° W: paleocoordinates 44.6° N, 8.3° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Calcareous Grit Formation, Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)
• = ?Corallian. Also suggested from Coal Rag (Oxfordian), Great Oolite (Oxfordian), and Wealden/Cambridge Greensand (lower Upper Cretaceous). If from Sussex then the latter is true.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, yellow sandstone
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collected by F. Young in the 1860s
Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,
• Fossil from the collection of Dr. Forbes Young and presented to Cambridge in 1861; earlier history unknown.
Primary reference: H. G. Seeley. 1869. Index to the Fossil Remains of Aves, Ornithosauria, and Reptilia, from the Secondary System of Strata, Arranged in the Woodwardian Museum of the University of Cambridge. Deighton, Bell, and Co, Cambridge 1-143 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/E. Vlachos]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 47363: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.02.2005
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