Fort de la Crèche quarry (Jurassic of France)

Also known as Tour de Croÿ, Boulonnais, Boulogne-sur-mer

Where: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France (50.7° N, 1.6° E: paleocoordinates 41.6° N, 11.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• "Middle Portlandian" "with Perna bouchardi"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• "tuff"

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by B. Marmin, Dutertre-Delporte

Primary reference: H.-E. Sauvage. 1874. Mémoire sur les dinosauriens et les crocodiliens des terrains jurassiques de Boulogne-sur-Mer [Memoir on the dinosaurs and crocodilians of the Jurassic deposits of Boulogne-sur-mer]. Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France, série 2 10(2):1-57 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 65032: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.09.2006

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Iguanodon praecursor n. sp. Sauvage 1876 sauropod
MHNB 112 (AN 323)
Megalosaurus insignis Eudes-Deslongchamps and Lennier 1870 theropod
MHNB 122 (AN 309), MHNB 120 (AN 310)