Reach, Cambridge (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.9° N, 0.7° W: paleocoordinates 40.7° N, 1.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Greensand Formation (Selborne Group), Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; phosphorite

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Keeping in 1872

Primary reference: H. G. Seeley. 1879. On the Dinosauria of the Cambridge Greensand. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 35:591-636 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59408: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 31.03.2006, edited by Roger Benson

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula sp. Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
"oysters"
Reptilia
 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
Anoplosaurus curtonotus n. gen. n. sp.
Anoplosaurus curtonotus n. gen. n. sp. Seeley 1879 ornithischian
 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosaurus pachyomus n. sp. Owen 1840 plesiosaur
Plesiosaurus bernardi Owen 1850 plesiosaur
several vertebrae, plate 4, figs 1-4