Malton (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (54.1° N, 0.8° W: paleocoordinates 44.8° N, 8.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Coral Rag Formation (Corallian Group), Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• "Oolite"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: ooidal limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Owen. 1842. Report on British fossil reptiles, part II. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 11:60-204 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 91991: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.10.2009, edited by Roger Benson

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Megalosauridae
"Megalosaurus bucklandi" = Megalosaurus bucklandii
"Megalosaurus bucklandi" = Megalosaurus bucklandii Mantell 1827 tetanuran
"Yorkshire Museum"; teeth
 Loricata - Metriorhynchidae
Metriorhynchidae indet.3 Fitzinger 1843 marine crocodile
Teeth: NHMUK PV OR36336-NHMUK PV OR36339 (from Malton in Yorkshire)
 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
Pliosaurus sp.2 Owen 1841 plesiosaur
Pliosaurus grossouvrei1 Sauvage 1873 plesiosaur
Teeth: BMNH 36335 and 36335a–e, purchased 1862