Lock's Quarry, Langton Matravers (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 7.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Stair Hole Member (Durlston Formation), Berriasian (145.0 - 139.8 Ma)

• in the "pink bed" of the Roach Stone = bed 50d of Damon's Purbeck strata, which probably = Durlston Fm., Intermarine Mb.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by E. Oppé, J. Delair in 1967

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

• collected by Royal Scottish Museum

Primary reference: J. B. Delair and A. B. Lander. 1973. A short history of the discovery of reptilian footprints in the Purbeck Beds of Dorset, with notes on their stratigraphical distribution. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society 94:17-20 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 80383: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.04.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet. Marsh 1881 theropod
trackways; 24 tracks in total