Westbury-on-Severn (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.8° N, 2.4° W: paleocoordinates 36.3° N, 0.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Westbury Shales Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: R. J. G. Savage and N. F. Large. 1966. On Birgeria acuminata and the absence of labyrinthodonts from the Rhaetic. Palaeontology 9(1):135-141 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34760: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae
"Birgeria acuminata" = Saurichthys acuminatus
"Birgeria acuminata" = Saurichthys acuminatus Agassiz 1844