Grange Chine cliff face (MIWG/BMNH) (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 40.9° N, 9.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wessex Formation (Wealden Group), Barremian (129.4 - 125.0 Ma)

• about 17 m below the Grange Chine Black Band

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; pyritic, sideritic, carbonaceous siltstone and claystone

• "a plant debris bed" in a siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by K. Simmonds in 1978; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: J. D. Radley. 1994. Collecting dinosaurs on the Isle of Wight, southern England. The Geological Curator 6(2):89-96 [M. Carrano/A. Murch/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 46875: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.01.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Pycnodonta indet." = Pycnodonte1
"Pycnodonta indet." = Pycnodonte1 Fischer von Waldheim 1835 oyster
Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae
"Hybodus parvidens" = Polyacrodus parvidens1
"Hybodus parvidens" = Polyacrodus parvidens1 Woodward 1916 elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodontidae indet.1 Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae
Lissodus striatus1 elasmobranch
Lissodus breve1 elasmobranch
Gnathostomata
  -
Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Caturidae
Caturus sp.1 Agassiz 1843 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes -
Lepidotes sp.1 Agassiz 1843 gar
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli -
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpetontidae indet.1 Fox and Naylor 1982 tetrapod
 Salientia -
Reptilia
  -
Reptilia indet.1 Laurenti 1768 reptile
 Avetheropoda - Neovenatoridae
Neovenator salerii n. gen. n. sp.2
Neovenator salerii n. gen. n. sp.2 Hutt et al. 1996 allosauroid
MIWG 6348, 6352
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae
"Iguanodon atherfieldensis" = Mantellisaurus atherfieldensis2
"Iguanodon atherfieldensis" = Mantellisaurus atherfieldensis2 Hooley 1925 iguanodontid
MIWG 5385, 6344
 Neornithischia -
cf. Iguanodon sp.1 Mantell 1825 bird foot dinosaur
 Pterosauria -
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
cf. Goniopholididae indet.1 Cope 1875 crocodilian
 Loricata - Atoposauridae
 Squamata -
Squamata indet.1 Oppel 1811 lizard
Scincomorpha indet.1 Camp 1923 lizard
 Squamata - Paramacellodidae
Paramacellodidae indet.1 Estes 1983 lizard