Offham chalk pit (Cretaceous to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.9° N, 0.0° W: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 2.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chalk Group, Cenomanian to Cenomanian (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; chalk

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Henry Catt Esq. in <1850

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: R. Owen. 1850. Descriptions of the fossils of the Chalk Formation. Description of the fossil reptiles of the Chalk Formation. The Geology and Fossils of the Tertiary and Cretaceous Formations of Sussex 378-404 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137419: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 17.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasaurus gracilis n. sp. Owen 1850 mosasaur
Upper and lower jaws