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Hatherwood Point, Headon Hill Locality (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (50.7° N, 1.5° W: paleocoordinates 49.2° N, 5.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Totland Bay Member (Headon Hill Formation), Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• Lignitic Clay beneath the How Ledge Limestone. MP 17, Late Eocene.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone

• Lignitic clay

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by D. L. Harrison in the 1990s

• Matrix was sieved and processed in the Ward Sieving Apparatus prior to picking the small fossils from the concentrate.

Primary reference: J. A. Holman and D. L. Harrison. 2002. A New Thaumastosaurus (Anura: Familia Incertae Sedis) from the Late Eocene of England, with Remarks on the Taxonomic and Zoogeographic Relationships of the Genus. Journal of Herpetology 36(4):621-626 [P. Mannion/C. VanBuren] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 154725: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Collin VanBuren on 06.03.2014

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