Loxwood, West Sussex (BMNH) (Cretaceous to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.1° N, 0.5° E: paleocoordinates 42.0° N, 10.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wealden Group, Late/Upper Berriasian to Late/Upper Berriasian (145.0 - 132.9 Ma)

• 'Hastings Beds' now a subgroup that includes the Ashdown Formation, the Wadhurst Clay Formation and the Tunbridge Wells Sand Formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandy, calcareous claystone

• "calcareous sand-stone in clay"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. King in 1825; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: R. I. Murchison. 1826. Geological sketch of the north-western extremity of Sussex, and the adjoining parts of Hants and Surrey. Transactions of the Geological Society of London, series 2 2:97-107 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 52650: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.08.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia -
Iguanodon sp. Mantell 1825 bird foot dinosaur