Moulin-Wibert (Jurassic of France)

Also known as Mont Wibert, Boulonnais, Boulogne-sur-mer

Where: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France (50.8° N, 1.6° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 11.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Aspidoceras caletanus ammonoid zone, Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• "probably from the Pygurus beds", "the middle formation of this cliff"; "beds with Aspidoceras caletanus?"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; claystone

• "probably from the clays"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Duterte-Delporte, Beaugrand, Lefebvre

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 65033: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.09.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Thalassemydidae
Emys beaugrandi n. sp.3 Sauvage 1872 turtle
MNHB 215
 Testudines - Plesiochelyidae
Emys dutertrei n. sp.3 Sauvage 1872 turtle
MHNB 212 (AN 486)
 Saurischia -
Morinosaurus typus n. gen. n. sp. Sauvage 1874 sauropod
MHNB 290 (AN 328, 327)
Megalosaurus insignis1 Eudes-Deslongchamps and Lennier 1870 theropod
 Neornithischia -
? Iguanodon sp. Mantell 1825 bird foot dinosaur
 Pterosauria -
"Rhamphorhynchus suprajurensis" = Pterodactylus suprajurensis2
"Rhamphorhynchus suprajurensis" = Pterodactylus suprajurensis2 Sauvage 1873 pterosaur
 Loricata - Teleosauridae
Steneosaurus morinicus marine crocodile
Steneosaurus rudis Sauvage 1874 marine crocodile
vertebra, scute
 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
Pliosaurus grandis3 Owen 1840 plesiosaur
MHNB 294
 Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae
Ophthalmosaurus cuvieri3 ichthyosaur
MHNB 286 (AN 4373), MHNB 289 (AN 4557)