Reighton Gap, near Filey (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (54.2° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 44.6° N, 9.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Speetoniceras inversum ammonoid zone, Speeton Clay Formation (Cromer Knoll Group), Hauterivian (132.9 - 129.4 Ma)

• Bed C7H, Speeton Clay Formation; Speetoniceras inversum subzone, Hauterivian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• SCARB, Rotunda Museum, Scarborough, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Primary reference: R. B. J. Benson and P. S. Druckenmiller. 2014. Faunal turnover of marine tetrapods during the Jurassic–Cretaceous transition. Biological Reviews 89(1):1-23 [R. Benson/R. Benson/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141589: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 29.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae