Garsington (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.7° N, 1.2° W: paleocoordinates 42.4° N, 8.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Portland Stone Formation (Portland Group), Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• "rubble" bed

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the OUM

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 53524: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.09.2005, edited by Jonathan Tennant

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Cetiosaurus longus n. sp.2 Owen 1842 sauropod
 Loricata - Metriorhynchidae
Metriorhynchidae indet.1 Fitzinger 1843 marine crocodile