Durlston Bay, Swanage (DB105-107) (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Durdlestone Bay

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 1.9° W: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 7.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Worbarrow Tout Member (Lulworth Formation), Middle Berriasian (145.0 - 140.2 Ma)

• "Under Feather" bed, 4-5 feet below "Cinder Bed", Middle Purbecks = Cherty Freshwater Mbr., now = top of Worbarrow Tout Mbr.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• "hard limestone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Hogg in the 1860s; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, chemical, mechanical,

Primary reference: R. Owen. 1874. Monograph on the fossil Reptilia of the Wealden and Purbeck formations. Supplement no. V. Dinosauria (Iguanodon). [Wealden and Purbeck.]. The Palaeontographical Society, London 1873:1-18 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52299: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.08.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia -
"Iguanodon hoggii n. sp." = Owenodon hoggii
"Iguanodon hoggii n. sp." = Owenodon hoggii Owen 1874 bird foot dinosaur
BMNH R2998