Lyme Regis (Damon collection, SMNS) (Jurassic to of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (50.7° N, 2.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 3.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hettangian to Hettangian (201.3 - 189.6 Ma)

• "Lower Lias"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by R.F. Damon; reposited in the SMNS

• Purchased from R.F. Damon of Weymouth, Dorset

Primary reference: C. J. Duffin. 1983. Holocephalans in the Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde in Stuttgart 1. Myriacanthoids and squalorajoids. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie) 97:1-41 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139834: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Squalorajiformes - Squalorajidae
Squaloraja polyspondyla Agassiz 1843 chimaera
SMNS 9443