Cran aux Oeufs, Cape Gris-Nez (Jurassic of France)

Where: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France (50.9° N, 1.6° E: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 11.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Grès de la Crèche inférieurs Formation, Early/Lower Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Bouveur; reposited in the MNHN

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: F. Knoll and A. Bouveur. 2001. A large pterodactyloid in northern France and a review of the French pterosaur record. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 172:447-454 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94535: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 25.02.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Pterosauria -
Pterosauria indet. Kaup 1834 pterosaur
Cervical vertebra, wing metacarpal IV
 Pterosauria - Pterodactylidae
? Pterodactylidae indet. pterosaur
MNHN 2000-8 (cast), mandible
 Pterosauria - Rhamphorhynchidae
? Rhamphorhynchidae indet. Seeley 1870 pterosaur