Brixton Bay sauropod (BMNH) (Cretaceous to of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Brighstone

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 41.1° N, 9.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wealden Group, Valanginian to Valanginian (139.8 - 125.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by T. Wright in the 1850s

Primary reference: T. Wright. 1852. Contributions to the palaeontology of the Isle of Wight. Proceedings of the Cottleswold Naturalist's Field Club 229-234 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 52575: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.08.2005

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Taxonomic list

Sauria indet.
"carnivorous reptile"
 Saurischia -
Oplosaurus armatus n. sp. Gervais 1859 sauropod
"carnivorous reptile"