Great Western Railway, Swindon (OUM) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.5° N, 1.8° W: paleocoordinates 42.2° N, 8.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kimmeridge Clay Formation, Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone

• fossils are "cemented by a thick crust of selenitic crystals"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: J. Phillips. 1870. [A notice of some specimens of Megalosaurian bones in this Museum]. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 26(1):13-16 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 70909: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.04.2007

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Megalosauria indet.
OUM J.13586a-c; 3 metatarsals
Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Tetanurae indet. Gauthier 1986 tetanuran
OUM J.13586a-c; 3 metatarsals