Dinosaurs of Great Britain and the role of the Geological Society of London in their discovery : basal Dinosauria and Saurischia

@inproceedings{Naish2007DinosaursOG,
  title={Dinosaurs of Great Britain and the role of the Geological Society of London in their discovery : basal Dinosauria and Saurischia},
  author={Darren Naish and David M. Martill},
  year={2007}
}
Beginning with Buckland’s 1824 description of Megalosaurus, the Geological Society of London played a leading role during the 19th century discovery of dinosaurs in Britain. Here we review the society’s role and assess the current knowledge of saurischian dinosaurs in the country. Of Britain’s 108 dinosaur species (excluding nomina nuda and objective synonyms), 32% have been named in the pages of Society publications. Britain has a rich and diverse dinosaur record ranging from the Rhaetian to… CONTINUE READING
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