Enslow Bridge (OUM) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Enstone, Gibraltar

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.9° N, 1.3° W: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 9.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Forest Marble Formation (Great Oolite Group), Late/Upper Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• "immediately below the cornbrash" (Phillips 1871) = Forest Marble. "The clay bed, No. 4"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; blue, argillaceous claystone

• "dark blue shaly clay"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by H. E. Strickland in 1848; reposited in the OUM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: H. E. Strickland. 1848. On the geology of the Oxford and Rugby Railway. Proceedings of the Ashmolean Society 2(25):192-194 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52509: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.08.2005, edited by Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Loricata -
"Steneosaurus megistorhynchus" = Seldsienean megistorhynchus2
"Steneosaurus megistorhynchus" = Seldsienean megistorhynchus2 Saint-Hilaire 1866 marine crocodile
OUJM J 1414
 Loricata - Teleosauridae
"Steneosaurus meretrix n. sp." = Steneosaurus heberti2
"Steneosaurus meretrix n. sp." = Steneosaurus heberti2 Morel de Glasville 1876 marine crocodile
OUZM 1639/1, skull
 Saurischia -
Cetiosaurus medius1 Owen 1842 sauropod
femur plus "a smaller bone"
unclassified
  -
Tracheophyta indet.
"fossil wood"