Cambridge Greensand nodosaurs (PROXY): Early/Lower Cenomanian, United Kingdom

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Nodosauridae
Nodosauridae indet. Marsh 1890
6 specimens
BMBG 004989, 020531–020533, 004992, 004993,
see common names

Country:United Kingdom State/province:England County:Cambridgeshire
Coordinates: 52.2° North, 0.1° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:41.0° North, 1.8° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Altitude:17 meters
Geographic resolution:local area
Period:Cretaceous Epoch:Late/Upper Cretaceous
Stage:Cenomanian 10 m.y. bin:Cretaceous 5
Key time interval:Early/Lower Cenomanian
Age range of interval:99.60000 - 93.50000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Chalk Formation:West Melbury Chalk Member:Cambridge Greensand
Stratigraphic resolution:member
Stratigraphy comments: late Albian fossils reworked into the Cenomanian
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:nodular sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Environment:marine indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Degree of concentration:dispersed
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:poor
Disassociated major elements:all
Spatial resolution:allochthonous
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:BMNH
Collection method comments: in the A. F. Griffith collection of the Booth Museum but collector unknown)
Also known as:Booth Museum
Database number:201163
Authorizer:M. Carrano Enterer:M. Carrano
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2019-05-01 16:17:07 Last modified:2019-05-01 16:17:07
Access level:the public Released:2019-05-01 16:17:07
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

68912. W. T. Blows. 2014. Notice of nodosaur (Dinosauria, Ankylosauria) remains from the mid-Cretaceous of Cambridge, England, with comments on cervical half-ring armour. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association 125:56-62 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]