railway cutting, Shepton Mallet (24.9 ft) (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.2° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 35.7° N, 1.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Westbury Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; black claystone

• "dense black clay"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. Moore

Primary reference: C. Moore. 1867. On Abnormal Conditions of Secondary deposits when connected with the Somersetshire and South Wales Coal-Basin; and on the age of the Sutton and Southerndown Series . Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 23:449-568 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 84118: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 17.09.2008, edited by Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Storrs 1993: Scelidosaurus "identification almost certainly is in error" but no alternative ID provided.
 Tetrapoda -
Tetrapoda indet. Jaekel 1911 tetrapod
"metacarpal bones"