Greenhill, Sherborne (BMNH) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.0° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 40.0° N, 8.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Parkinsonia parkinsoni ammonoid zone, Upper Inferior Oolite Formation (Inferior Oolite Group), Late/Upper Bajocian (171.6 - 167.7 Ma)

• upper part of formation, Parkinsonia parkinsoni Zone, Garantiana garantiana subzone; also called the "freestone" of the Inferior Oolite

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; ooidal grainstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E. Cleminshaw in 1882; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: bulk, salvage, quarrying, chemical, mechanical,

Primary reference: R. Owen. 1883. On the skull of Megalosaurus. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 39:334-337 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52319: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.08.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Megalosauridae
"Megalosaurus hesperis n. sp." = Duriavenator hesperis
"Megalosaurus hesperis n. sp." = Duriavenator hesperis Waldman 1974 Dorset hunter
BMNH R.332