Melksham (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: Wiltshire, United Kingdom (51.6° N, 2.2° E: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 12.2° E)

When: Jurassic (201.3 - 145.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. Foffa, M. T. Young, S. L. Brusatte, M. R. Graham, and L. Steel. 2017. A new metriorhynchid crocodylomorph from the Oxford Clay Formation (Middle Jurassic) of England, with implications for the origin and diversification of Geosaurini. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 16(13):1123-1143 [M. Uhen/M. Smith/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190125: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Matthew Smith on 28.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Loricata - Metriorhynchidae
Ieldraan melkshamensis Foffa et al. 2018 marine crocodile