"Wealden", 'Pterodactylus/Ornithocheirus nobilis' type site (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 1.3° W: paleocoordinates 40.9° N, 9.5° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Wessex Formation (Wealden Group), Barremian (129.4 - 125.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: S. C. B. Howse, A. R. Milner, and D. M. Martill. 2001. Pterosaurs. In D. M. Martill, D. Naish (eds.), Dinosaurs from the Isle of Wight, The Palaeontological Association, London 324-335 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90307: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 16.07.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Pterosauria -
"Pterodactylus nobilis n. sp." = Ornithocheirus nobilis
"Pterodactylus nobilis n. sp." = Ornithocheirus nobilis Owen 1870 pterosaur
BMNH 36552 & 36552a (holotype), fragment of phalanx