Sarcolestes leedsi Lydekker, 1893

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  • Title: Sarcolestes leedsi Lydekker, 1893
  • Type status: Holotype
  • State province: England
  • Specific epithet: leedsi
  • Scientific name authorship: Lydekker, 1893
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Ornithischia
  • Locality: Near Peterborough
  • Latest period or highest system: Jurassic
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Late Jurassic
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Latest age or Highest age: Oxfordian
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Identified by: Richard Lydekker; b.1849; d.1913; Lydekker
  • Identification Qualifier: Q J G S vol. 49, pl. XI
  • Higher geography: Europe; United Kingdom; England; Cambridgeshire
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Tetrapoda; Reptilia; Dinosauria; Ornithischia; Thyreophora; Ankylosauria; Nodosa
  • Group: Ancholme Group
  • Genus: Sarcolestes
  • Formation: Oxford Clay Formation
  • Family: Nodosauridae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Jurassic
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Middle Jurassic
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Callovian
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Continent: Europe
  • Class: Reptilia