Théry quarry, Wimereux (Cretaceous of France)

Where: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France (50.8° N, 1.6° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 11.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Valanginian (139.8 - 132.9 Ma)

• originally described as coming from the "highest Jurassic beds" and "Wealden"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by H. Parent, H.-E. Sauvage

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: H. Parent. 1893. Le Wealdien du Bas-Boulonnais [The Wealden of the Bas-Boulonnais]. Annales de la Société Géologique du Nord 21:50-93 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 140019: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 27.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dinosauria -
 Saurischia -
Megalosaurus insignis Eudes-Deslongchamps and Lennier 1870 theropod