Ichthyosaurs of the British Middle and Upper Jurassic Part 1, Ophthalmosaurus

  title={Ichthyosaurs of the British Middle and Upper Jurassic Part 1, Ophthalmosaurus},
  author={Benjamin C. Moon and Angela M. Kirton},
  journal={Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society},
  pages={1 - 84}
  • Benjamin C. Moon, Angela M. Kirton
  • Published 2016
  • Geology
  • Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society
  • ABSTRACT The ichthyosaur material of the British Middle and Upper Jurassic referable to Ophthalmosaurus icenicus (Ichthyosauria: Ophthalmosauridae) is revisited and re-described; this is the most completely known post-Liassic British ichthyosaur. Much of this material derives from the Callovian Oxford Clay Formation, particularly from the Peterborough Area of Cambridgeshire, UK, deposited in the Leeds Collections. Pre-Callovian ichthyosaur remains are infrequent, incomplete, and non-diagnostic… CONTINUE READING
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