east of Houlgate, Vaches Noires (Jurassic to of France)

Where: Basse-Normandie, France (49.3° N, 0.1° W: paleocoordinates 39.8° N, 9.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Marnes de Dives Formation, Late/Upper Callovian to Late/Upper Callovian (164.7 - 157.3 Ma)

• specimen found at base of cliffs, so original bed uncertain - either Marnes de Dives or overlying Oxfordian beds

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1989

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: E. Buffetaut and J. Enos. 1992. Un nouveau fragment crânien de dinosaure théropode du Jurassique des Vaches Noires (Normandie, France): remarques sur la diversité des théropodes jurassiques européens [A new theropod dinosaur skull fragment from the Jurassic of the Vaches Noires (Normandy, France): remarks on the diversity of the Jurassic theropods of Europe]. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences Paris, Série II 314:217-222 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35909: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Megalosauridae
? Piveteausaurus sp. Taquet and Welles 1977 tetanuran