Seacombe cliffs (Jurassic to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 41.4° N, 7.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mupe Member (Lulworth Formation), Late/Upper Tithonian to Late/Upper Tithonian (150.8 - 140.2 Ma)

• From "beds forming the junction between the Purbeck and Portland series" at Seacombe.

•Caps Member of the Mupe Member of the Lulworth Formation - now must be a bed of the Mupe Mbr.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: BGS, British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Primary reference: J. B. Delair. 1993. Reptilia from the Portland Stone (Upper Jurassic) of England: a preliminary survey of the material and the literature. Modern Geology 18:331-348 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139599: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 14.02.2013, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
Goniopholis sp. Owen 1842 crocodilian
tooth, bones
 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosauria indet. de Blainville 1835 plesiosaur