Westbury claypit (Lafarge cement works) unspecified horizon of A. euxodus Zone (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.3° N, 2.2° W: paleocoordinates 41.9° N, 7.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Aulacostephanus eudoxus ammonoid zone, Lower Member (Kimmeridge Clay Formation), Early/Lower Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Steve Etches

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

• 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 138250: 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
partial propodial (SEKC.220) with tooth marks
 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
Pliosauridae indet. Seeley 1874 plesiosaur
tooth (SEKC.K821)