Cap de la Hève, Bléville (Cretaceous of France)

Where: Seine-Maritime, France (49.5° N, 0.1° E: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 2.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic sandstone

• matrix on fossil has "a sandy sediment with numerous glauconite grains"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Bucaille in 19th century

• unknown collector, but possibly E. L. Bucaille; found by E. Buffetaut in collections of Muséum de Rouen in 1984.

Primary reference: E. Buffetaut. 1984. Une vertèbre de dinosaurien sauropode dans le Crétacé du Cap de la Hève (Normandie) [A sauropod dinosaur vertebra in th Cretaceous of Cap de la Hève (Normandy)]. Actes du Muséum de Rouen 7:213-221 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140711: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.03.2013, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Normanniasaurus genceyi Le Loeuff et al. 2013 titanosaurid
caudal vertebra (Mus. de Rouen)