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Cuckfield, Willett specimen (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.0° N, 0.1° W: paleocoordinates 42.0° N, 9.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Grinstead Clay Member (Tunbridge Wells Sand Formation), Late/Upper Valanginian (140.2 - 136.4 Ma)

• In the 'Cuckfield Stone' of the Grinstead Clay Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E. W. Willett in ca. 1877

Primary reference: J. W. Hulke. 1878. Note on two skulls from the Wealden and Purbeck Formations indicating a new subgroup of Crocodilia. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 34:377-382 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122889: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 06.01.2012

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