Lyme Regis theropod (PROXY) (Jurassic to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 2.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 3.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Blue Lias Formation (Lias Group), Hettangian to Hettangian (201.3 - 189.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: mesofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: R. Lydekker. 1888. Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia and Amphibia in the British Museum (Natural History). Part I. Containing the Orders Ornithosauria, Crocodilia, Dinosauria, Squamata, Rhynchocephalia, and Proterosauria. British Museum (Natural History), London 1-309 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92620: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.11.2009

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Megalosaurus lydekkeri n. sp. Huene 1926 theropod
BMNH 41352