Ningle theropod (BMNH) (Jurassic of France)

Where: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France (50.3° N, 2.1° E: paleocoordinates 41.2° N, 12.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• "Portlandian"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by T. Davidson in the 1850s; reposited in the BMNH

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52634: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.08.2005

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Megalosaurus insignis Eudes-Deslongchamps and Lennier 1870 theropod
BMNH 35553a