Stammerham Quarry, Horsham (Cretaceous to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.1° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 42.0° N, 9.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wealden Group, Late/Upper Berriasian to Late/Upper Berriasian (145.0 - 132.9 Ma)

• 'Hastings Beds' now a subgroup that includes the Ashdown Formation, the Wadhurst Clay Formation and the Tunbridge Wells Sand Formation.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandy, calcareous claystone

• "calcareous sand-stone in clay"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Holmes in 1848

Primary reference: R. I. Murchison. 1826. Geological sketch of the north-western extremity of Sussex, and the adjoining parts of Hants and Surrey. Transactions of the Geological Society of London, series 2 2:97-107 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52297: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.08.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Sauria indet.
dentary, caudal
Reptilia
 Testudinata -
Testudinata indet. Oppel 1811 turtle
vertebra, "apparently that of a tortoise"
 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
Hylaeosaurus sp.2 Mantell 1833 ornithischian
 Neornithischia -
Iguanodon sp.1 Mantell 1825 bird foot dinosaur
Iguanodon sp.3 Mantell 1825 bird foot dinosaur
dentary, caudal
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
Goniopholis sp.2 Owen 1842 crocodilian