Folkestone pterosaurs (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Pterodactylus daviesii holotype

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.1° N, 1.2° E: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 5.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Gault Formation (Selborne Group), Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Davies; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: R. Owen. 1874. The fossil Reptilia of the Mesozoic formations. Part 1. Pterosauria. Palaeontographical Society Monographs 27(126):1-14 [R. Butler/R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92920: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 09.12.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Pterosauria -
Pterodactyloidea indet., "Pterodactylus daviesii n. sp." = Lonchodectes platystomus
Pterodactyloidea indet. pterosaur
BMNH R. 47, four wing bones. BMNH 37238, two wing bones. BMNH 40096, two wing bones. BMNH 47212, tibia
"Pterodactylus daviesii n. sp." = Lonchodectes platystomus Seeley 1870 pterosaur
BMNH 43074, partial mandible