Osmington Mills (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 2.4° W: paleocoordinates 41.3° N, 7.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Aulacostephanus euxodus ammonoid zone, Kimmeridge Clay Formation, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

• "There are thirteen teeth marks on the ventral surface of the bone (SEKC.K92; plesiosaur propodial)...The dorsal surface has four teeth marks."

Collected by Steve Etches

Collection methods: surface (float),

• Steve Etches Kimmeridge Collection (SEKC)

Primary reference: J. Clarke and S. Etches. 1992. Predation amongst Jurassic marine reptiles. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society 113:202-205 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138248: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 08.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosauroidea indet. Welles 1943 plesiosaur
SEKC.K92, proximal partof a propodial with tooth marks