The Gobbins, Islandmagee (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: Northern Ireland, United Kingdom (54.8° N, 5.7° W: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 3.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lias Group, Hettangian (201.3 - 199.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Byrne

Collection methods: surface (float),

• Found by Roger Byrne over 20 years prior to 2004

Primary reference: D. B. Weishampel, P. M. Barrett, R. A. Coria, J. Le Loeuff, X. Xu, X. Zhao, A. Sahni, E. M. P. Gomani, and C. R. Noto. 2004. Dinosaur distribution. In D. B. Weishampel, H. Osmolska, and P. Dodson (eds.), The Dinosauria (2nd edition). University of California Press, Berkeley 517-606 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 139588: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 14.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet. Marsh 1881 theropod
limb fragment
 Ornithischia -
Thyreophora indet. Nopcsa 1915 ornithischian
limb fragment