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Fossil specimen : SM J 46882 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Chordata

    Class Reptilia

      Order Dinosauria

Fossil Name Cryptodraco eumerus (Seeley)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cryptodraco eumerus (Seeley)

Cryptodraco eumerus (Seeley)

Cryptodraco eumerus Seeley

Cryptodraco eumerus (Seeley)

Cryptosaurus eumerus Seeley

Cryptosaurus eumerus Seeley nom. nud.: Holotype

Registration No. J 46882
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Ewbank, L.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality St. Neots (7 miles S.E.), Potton, [Great Gransden] (5 miles S.W.), Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Oxford Clay
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) – Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (157.3 – 166.1 Ma B.P.)


Delair 1959 for 1958. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society vol. lxxx (5): p.85

Galton & Powell 1980. Palaeontology vol. 23 (6): pp.428,433

Lydekker, R. 1889 e. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xlv (3): pp.45-6

Seeley, H.G. 1869 a. Index to the fossil remains of aves, ornithosauria and reptilia from the secondary system of strata (1): pp. xxi, 93

Seeley, H.G. 1875 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxi (2): pp. ii, pp.149-151 pl. vi

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (4): p.169

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