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Great Western Railway cutting, Wootton Bassett (BMNH) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.4° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 42.0° N, 8.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kimmeridge Clay Formation, Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• lower part of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Cunnington, H. N. Goddard in 1849; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: R. Owen. 1877. Monographs on the fossil Reptilia of the Mesozoic formations. Part III. (Omosaurus). 31:95-97 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47789: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.03.2005, edited by Roger Benson and Jonathan Tennant

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