White Nab, Scarborough (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (54.3° N, 0.4° E: paleocoordinates 43.6° N, 10.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Scarborough Formation (Ravenscar Group), Bajocian (170.3 - 168.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; concretionary ironstone

• "nodular ironstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in pre-1837

Primary reference: W. C. Williamson. 1837. On the distribution of fossil remains on the Yorkshire coast, from the Lower Lias to the Bath Oolite inclusive. Transactions of the Geological Society of London, series 2 5:223-242 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 53525: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.09.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Cetiosaurus epioolithicus n. sp. Owen 1842 sauropod
"very possible"