Black Ven (Curtis coll) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, 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: Black Ven Marl Member (Charmouth Mudstone Formation), Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by S. Curtis in c. 1905; reposited in the BMNH

• "lately obtained" by Mr. S. Curtis

Primary reference: A. S. Woodward. 1906. On a new specimen of the chimaeroid fish, Myriacanthus paradoxus, from the lower Lias near Lyme Regis (Dorset). Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 62:1-4 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139856: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Chimaeriformes - Myriacanthidae
Myriacanthus paradoxus Agassiz 1837 chimaera
BMNH P. 10130