Bois de la Penthière, Louppy-le-Château (Cretaceous of France)

Also known as Huene 88, Sauvage

Where: Lorraine, France (48.9° N, 5.1° E: paleocoordinates 37.6° N, 11.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Douvilleiceras mammilatum ammonoid zone, La Penthiève Beds Formation, Early/Lower Albian (112.0 - 109.0 Ma)

• "Albian with Ammonites milletianus and mammillaris"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. Barrois

Primary reference: C. Barrois. 1875. Les reptiles du terrain crétacé du N.-E. du bassin de Paris [The reptiles of the Cretaceous terrain of the NE of the Paris Basin]. Bulletin Scientifique, Historique et Littéraire du Département du Nord et des Pays Voisins 7(4–5):73-83 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 53950: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.09.2005, edited by Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Metriacanthosauridae
"Megalosaurus superbus n. sp." = Erectopus superbus1
"Megalosaurus superbus n. sp." = Erectopus superbus1 Sauvage 1882 allosauroid
 Pterosauria -
Pterosauria indet.2 Kaup 1834 pterosaur
Cervical vertebra; "au Pterodactylus Sedgwickii ou au P. Fittoni"
 Sauropterygia -
Polyptychodon interruptus Owen 1841 plesiosaur
teeth
Plesiosaurus latispinus Owen 1854 plesiosaur
cervical vertebra
 Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae
"Ichthyosaurus campylodon" = Platypterygius campylodon
"Ichthyosaurus campylodon" = Platypterygius campylodon Carter 1846 ichthyosaur
vertebrae