Sarsden, Chipping Norton (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Also known as ?Smith's Quarry

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.9° N, 1.6° W: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 8.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sharp's Hill Formation (Great Oolite Group), Early/Lower Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• Probably Sharp's Hill Beds, Sharp's Hill Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; ooidal, white limestone

• "White oolitic limestone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Earl of Ducie in the 1880s; reposited in the BMNH

• "presented by the Earl of Ducie"

Primary reference: R. Lydekker. 1888. Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia and Amphibia in the British Museum (Natural History). Part I. Containing the Orders Ornithosauria, Crocodilia, Dinosauria, Squamata, Rhynchocephalia, and Proterosauria. British Museum (Natural History), London 1-309 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 52546: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.08.2005, edited by Kaitlin Maguire and Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Cetiosaurus sp.1 Owen 1841 sauropod
humerus
 Saurischia - Megalosauridae
"Megalosaurus bucklandi" = Megalosaurus bucklandii
"Megalosaurus bucklandi" = Megalosaurus bucklandii Mantell 1827 tetanuran
metatarsal (BMNH R.413) and tooth
 Pterosauria - Rhamphorhynchidae
"Rhamphorhynchus depressirostris n. sp." = Rhamphocephalus depressirostris2
"Rhamphorhynchus depressirostris n. sp." = Rhamphocephalus depressirostris2 Huxley 1859 pterosaur
GSM 113723, holotype mandible. Additional mandibular material, teeth, scapulocoracoids, limb bones
 Loricata - Teleosauridae
Teleosaurus cadomensis3 Lamouroux 1820 marine crocodile