Also known as Scelidosaurus lectotype
Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 2.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 3.0° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Charmouth Mudstone Formation (Lias Group), Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)
• "Lower Lias"
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; mudstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collected by J. Harrison in 1858–1862; reposited in the BMNH
Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,
• Skull and limbs collected prior to 1861, the remainder shortly afterward (1861-2).
Primary reference: R. Owen. 1861. A monograph of a fossil dinosaur (Scelidosaurus harrisonii, Owen) of the Lower Lias, part I. Monographs on the British fossil Reptilia from the Oolitic Formations 1:1-14 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 52260: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 02.08.2005
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