east side, Blue Anchor Point, Watchet (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Hypsiprymnopsis holotype site

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.2° N, 3.4° W: paleocoordinates 35.5° N, 0.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Blue Anchor Formation (Mercia Mudstone Group), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• "Sully Beds" or grey marl facies of the Blue Anchor Formation. 10.5 ft below the Westbury Fm. bonebed.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: sandy marl

• "Reef"

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by Dawkins in 1861

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: W. B. Dawkins. 1864. On the Rhaetic beds and White Lias of western and central Somerset; and on the discovery of a new fossil mammal in the grey marlstones below the bone-bed. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 20:396-412 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 89048: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 30.04.2009, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae
Acrodus sp.1 Agassiz 1834 elasmobranch
Osteichthyes
 Tetrapoda -
Tetrapoda indet.2 Jaekel 1911 tetrapod
 Therapsida - Haramiyidae
Hypsiprymnopsis rhaeticus n. gen. n. sp. Dawkins 1864 mammaliaform
OUM specimen [lost], single partial tooth
Actinopteri
 Semionotiformes - Semionotidae
Sargodon sp.1 Plieninger 1847
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae