Shornden Quarry (clay) (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Hastings

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.9° N, 0.6° W: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 9.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wadhurst Clay Formation (Wealden Group), Late/Upper Valanginian (140.2 - 136.4 Ma)

• 2 ft below sand bed with I. fittoni

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in the 1880s; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: salvage,

Primary reference: R. Lydekker. 1888. Note on a new Wealden iguanodont and other dinosaurs. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 44:46-61 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52255: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 02.08.2005

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae
"Iguanodon dawsoni n. sp." = Barilium dawsoni
"Iguanodon dawsoni n. sp." = Barilium dawsoni Lydekker 1888 iguanodontid
BMNH R.798-806, 798a-b, 802a