Marcham (Jurassic to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.7° N, 1.3° W: paleocoordinates 42.4° N, 8.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kimmeridge Clay Formation, Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the OUM

Collection methods: mechanical,

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 138283: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 09.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
Pliosaurus sp., "Pliosaurus brachydirus" = Pliosaurus brachydeirus
Pliosaurus sp. Owen 1841 plesiosaur
Four dorsal vertebrae in the Oxford Museum
"Pliosaurus brachydirus" = Pliosaurus brachydeirus Owen 1841 plesiosaur
BMNH R.1272 tooth in the Hartford collection, purchased 1888