XXI.—Notice on the Megalosaurus or great Fossil Lizard of Stonesfield.

  title={XXI.—Notice on the Megalosaurus or great Fossil Lizard of Stonesfield.},
  author={William Buckland},
  journal={Transactions of the Geological Society},
  pages={390 - 396}
  • W. Buckland
  • Environmental Science
  • Transactions of the Geological Society
I am induced to lay before the Geological Society the annexed representations of parts of the skeleton of an enormous fossil animal, found at Stones-field near Woodstock, about twelve miles to the N. W. of Oxford; in the hope that, imperfect as are the present materials, their communication to the public may induce those who possess other parts of the same reptile, to transmit to the Society such further information as may lead to a more complete elucidation of its osteology. The specimens here… 

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  • Environmental Science, Geography
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences
  • 1964
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  • S. Reynolds
  • Environmental Science
    Geological Magazine
  • 1939
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