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Kirtlington 3p (Mammal Bed) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Kirtlington Cement Quarry

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.9° N, 1.3° W: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 9.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Forest Marble Formation (Great Oolite Group), Late/Upper Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• Oppelia aspidoides zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: mire or swamp; unlithified marl

• "deposited under non-marine conditions in a swampy coastal region" (Gardner et al. 2003)
• "nonmarine clay" and "unconsolidated marl"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Team from University College, London, led by the late Prof. K.A. Kermack; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• BDUC collection, Biology Department, University College, London

Primary reference: E. P. Freeman. 1976. Mammal teeth from the Forest Marble (Middle Jurassic) of Oxfordshire, England. Science 194(4269):1053-1055 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/R. Benson] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39075: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.05.2004, edited by Kaitlin Maguire, Terri Cleary, John Alroy, Roger Benson, Richard Butler and Philip Mannion

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