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Re: EARLIEST IGUANODON
Does anyone know what the earliest skeletal record of _Iguanodon_
I have the Wealden ornithopods _I. fittoni_ and _I. dawsoni_ as the earliest
_Iguanodon_ species. They both come from the Wadhurst Clay (division of
Hastings Beds) of East Sussex, England. I have this dated as Valanginian,
but I could be wrong on this score. I find Wealden stratigraphy very
The other _Iguanodon_ species - _I. anglicus_ (?nomen dubium),
_bernissartensis_ (incl. _orientalis_), _atherfieldensis_, _lakotaensis_ - I
have as Hauterivian or younger.
I am aware of the 'Garden of
the Gods' specimen (Bakker 1998).
Based on Bakker's brief description, this does not look like true
Hope that helps.
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