Near Cambridge (James Carter collection) (Cretaceous to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.2° N, 0.1° E: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 3.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Greensand Formation (Selborne Group), Albian to Albian (113.0 - 93.5 Ma)

• 'Lower Chalk', in old usage, which includes the Greensand.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Carter in <1840

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• James Carter Esq., M.R.C.S.

Primary reference: R. Owen. 1842. Report on British fossil reptiles, part II. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 11:60-204 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137415: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 17.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Crossognathiformes - Pachyrhizodontidae
"Raphiosaurus subulidens n. gen. n. sp." = Pachyrhizodus subulidens
"Raphiosaurus subulidens n. gen. n. sp." = Pachyrhizodus subulidens Owen 1842
partial dentary with 22 teeth
 Sauropterygia -
Polyptychodon interruptus Owen 1841 plesiosaur
"Polyptychodon continuus" = Plesiosaurus continuus Owen 1841 plesiosaur