Gainsborough, Lea Railway Cutting (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (53.4° N, 0.8° W: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 1.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westbury Formation (Penarth Group), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified, pyritic siliciclastic sediments

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: sieve,

• Repository: Wollaton Hall Museum of Natural History, Nottingham

Primary reference: J. H. Sykes. 1974. Teeth of Dalatias barnstonensis in the British Rhaetic. Mercian Geologist 5(1974):39-48 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez/P. Vazquez]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137318: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 14.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
  - Pseudodalatiidae
"Dalatias barnstonensis" = Pseudodalatias barnstonensis
"Dalatias barnstonensis" = Pseudodalatias barnstonensis Sykes 1971 elasmobranch