Blisworth, Northamptonshire (BMNH) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Bilsworth

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.2° N, 0.9° W: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 9.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Great Oolite Group, Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Baker in the 1840s; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

• "transmitted to the author by Miss Baker"; from a 12 x 8 ft area

Primary reference: R. Owen. 1841. Description of a portion of the skeleton of the Cetiosaurus, a gigantic extinct saurian reptile occurring in the Oolitic formations of different portions of England. Proceedings of the Geological Society of London 3, part 2(80):457-462 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52510: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.08.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Cetiosaurus oxoniensis Phillips 1871 sauropod
BMNH 16090-1; postcrania