Broad Ledge (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Grey Ledge

Where: United Kingdom (50.7° N, 2.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 3.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Arietites bucklandi ammonoid zone, Early/Lower Sinemurian (196.5 - 189.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: C. McGowan. 1974. A revision of the longipinnate ichthyosaurs of the Lower Jurassic of England, with descriptions of two new species (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria). Life Sciences Contribution of the Royal Ontario Museum 97 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140334: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 08.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ichthyosauria -
Temnodontosaurus eurycephalus n. sp. McGowan 1974 ichthyosaur
BMNH R1157, isolated skull (holotype)