Le Havre (Jurassic of France)

Where: Normandie, France (49.5° N, 0.1° E: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 9.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kimmeridge Clay Formation, Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by MM. Guérin et Flambard in <1855; reposited in the MNHN

Collection methods: mechanical

Primary reference: N. Bardet, J. -M. Mazin, and M. Martin. 1993. Une mandibule de Pliosaurus brachyspondylus (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) dans le Kimméridgien du Boulonnais (France). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte 1993:385-392 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137237: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 13.12.2012, edited by Jonathan Tennant

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
"Liopleurodon macromerus" = Pliosaurus macromerus Phillips 1871 plesiosaur
Pliosaurus brachyspondylus Owen 1840 plesiosaur
MNHN cat.24 1