Henbury Point, Dorset [Forest Marble Fm] (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.5° N, 2.6° W: paleocoordinates 40.9° N, 8.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Forest Marble Formation, Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Forest Marble Fm, for which lithostratigraphic relations are not stated. AGE: Bathonian; presumably on the basis of ammonite biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From the Boueti Bed.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified, shelly/skeletal limestone

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Brachiopod-rich biosparite. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, as stated in text.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: bulk,

• COLLECTOR: Presumably the authors, Underwood and Ward. REPOSITORY: BMNH, London.

Primary reference: C. J. Underwood and D. J. Ward. 2004. Neoselachian sharks and rays from the British Bathonian (Middle Jurassic). Palaeontology 47(3):447-501 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91451: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 27.09.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for chondrichthyans. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
Chondrichthyes
 Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae
Scyliorhinidae indet. Gill 1862 cat shark