Priodontognathus type (PROXY) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

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

• "soft 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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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten vagans" = Radulopecten vagans
"Pecten vagans" = Radulopecten vagans Sowerby 1826 scallop
or P. fibrosus
Reptilia
 Ornithischia - Stegosauridae
"Iguanodon phillipsii n. sp." = Lexovisaurus phillipsi
"Iguanodon phillipsii n. sp." = Lexovisaurus phillipsi Seeley 1893 ornithischian
SMC B53408