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SANDOWNIA HARRISI, A HIGHLY DERIVED TRIONYCHOID TURTLE (TESTUDINES: CRYPTODIRA) FROM THE EARLY CRETACEOUS OF THE ISLE OF WIGHT, ENGLAND
Abstract Acid preparation, at the Natural History Museum, London, of a turtle skull and jaw presented to the Museum of Geology, Sandown, Isle of Wight, England, by R. W. Harris in 1931, has revealedExpand
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A new basal iguanodont (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Wealden (Lower Cretaceous) of England
A nearly complete right dentary originally noted by Mantell in 1848 is redescribed. The specimen, NHMUK 28660, was discovered in a quarry near Cuckfield, West Sussex, from the same formation as theExpand
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Morphology, histology and identification of the ‘granicones’ from the Purbeck Limestone Formation (Lower Cretaceous: Berriasian) of Dorset, southern England
Abstract The identification of the ‘granicones’, small, conical and shield-like phosphatic structures with a pustulate surface ornamentation, from the Purbeck Limestone Formation of Dorset, has beenExpand
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The skeletal morphology of the solemydid turtle Naomichelys speciosa from the Early Cretaceous of Texas
Abstract The fossil record of solemydid turtles is primarily based on isolated fragments collected from Late Jurassic to Late Cretaceous sediments throughout North America and Europe and little isExpand
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First report of Plesiochelys etalloni and Tropidemys langii from the Late Jurassic of the UK and the palaeobiogeography of plesiochelyid turtles
Plesiochelyidae is a clade of relatively large coastal marine turtles that inhabited the shallow epicontinental seas that covered western Europe during the Late Jurassic. Although the group has beenExpand
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A new species of extinct Late Quaternary giant tortoise from Hispaniola.
Insular giant tortoise diversity has been depleted by Late Quaternary extinctions, but the taxonomic status of many extinct populations remains poorly understood due to limited available fossil orExpand
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‘Old bones, dry subject’: the dinosaurs and pterosaur collected by Alfred Nicholson Leeds of Peterborough, England
Abstract Alfred Nicholson Leeds, F.G.S., amassed one of the largest collections of fossil vertebrates from a single geological horizon anywhere in the world. The Leeds Collection is world famous forExpand
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The accumulation and disposal of Gideon Mantell's fossil collections and their role in the history of British palaeontology
Through his early interest in fossils, Mantell participated in the geological exploration of the Weald and the Chalk Downs around Lewes. The material he accumulated contributed to the descriptiveExpand
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