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Polyptychodon interruptus Owen, 1841

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  • Title: Polyptychodon interruptus Owen, 1841
  • State province: England
  • Specific epithet: interruptus
  • Scientific name authorship: Owen, 1841
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Plesiosauria
  • Locality: Folkestone
  • Latest period or highest system: Cretaceous
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Early Cretaceous
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Latest age or Highest age: Albian
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Identified by: Master - Dr Angela C. Milner; Natural History Museum, London; Palaeontology; Milner
  • Identification Qualifier: Fossils of the Gault Clay, p. 307, pl. 56, fig. 2
  • Higher geography: Europe; British Isles; England; Kent; Folkestone
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Reptilia; Sauropterygia; Plesiosauria
  • Group: Selborne Group
  • Genus: Polyptychodon
  • Formation: Gault Clay Formation
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Cretaceous
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Early Cretaceous
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Albian
  • Country: British Isles
  • Continent: Europe
  • Class: Reptilia
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