Speaton, North Yorkshire (Jurassic to of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Speeton

Where: England, United Kingdom (54.2° N, 0.2° W: paleocoordinates 44.9° N, 9.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in <1841

Collection methods: mechanical,

• Specimens in the Yorkshire Museum, York, England United Kingdom

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 138284: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 09.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
Pliosaurus sp. Owen 1841 plesiosaur
Humerus in the Yorkshire Museum