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II.—Iguanodon Mantelli, Meyer1

  • Henry Woodward
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In 1822, just sixty-three years ago, Mrs. Mantell found the first tooth of a new and remarkable reptile (afterwards known as Iguanodon), imbedded in a mass of coarse conglomerate, which had been brought as ‘road–metal’ from one of the quarries in the Wealden formation of Tilgate Forest.

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page 10 note 2 See Phil. Trans, vol. 115, p. 179.

page 10 note 3 Pal. Soc. 1851, pp. 111–113, tab. xxxiv.

page 10 note 4 Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc. 1869, vol. xxvi. pp. 12–50.

page 11 note 1 Figured by Owen in Pal. Soc. Foss. Rept. Wealden, tab. I. 1855.

page 11 note 2 The two ischia and the pubes are marked in the original description as the right tibia and fibula.

page 11 note 3 Quart. Journ. Geo. Soc. vol. xxvi. pp. 3–12, Pl. ii.

page 11 note 4 Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc, 1880, vol. xxxvi. pp. 433–456, pi. xviii.–xx.

page 11 note 5 Pal. Soc. Foss. Rept. Oolitic form. 1861, pi. 2, 4, 5, 6; and 1862, pi. 1–11. Preserved in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.).

page 11 note 6 See Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc. 1870, vol. xxvi pp. 3–12, pi. 1 and 2.

page 12 note 1 See Phil. Trans. Boy. Soc. 1883, vol. 173, part iii. pp. 1035–61 and pi. 71—82.

page 12 note 2 In this point it agrees with Scelidomurus Harrisoni; but that Dinosaur was furnished with rows of bony scutes, whereas Hypsilophodon has none. (See the original specimens in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.))

page 12 note 3 Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Great Britain, Feb. 7, 1868. See also GEOL. MAG. 1868, Vol. V. pp. 357–365.

page 12 note 4 “See GEOL. MAG. 1883, Dec. II. Vol. X. pp. 385–388, PI. IX.

page 12 note 5 Op. cit. 1884, Dec. III. Vol. I. pp. 99107 (10 Woodcuts).

page 12 note 6 Op. cit. 1884, pp. 252–262 (Figs. 1–5).

page 12 note 7 Op. cit. 1884, he. cit. (Figs. 6–8).

page 13 note 1 “Sur la decouverte d’ossements d’Iguanodon, de poissonset de vegetaux dans la fosse Sainte-Barbedu charbonnage de Bernissart:”par M. Ed. Dupont, Membre de l’Academie, Directeur du Musee Koyald’ Histoire Naturelle de Belgique. (Bulletins de l’Academie Royale des Sci. etc. de Belgique, 2e Serie, Tome 46, Bruxelles, 1878, pp. 387–408.)

page 13 note 2 650 feet.

page 13 note 3 These old land surface-contours are now quite obliterated by deposits qi later date which fill up and conceal them, and, save in these deep gorges, the Wealden formation has been completely destroyed and removed by subsequent denudation.

page 13 note 4 Mantell’s Geology of the South-east of England, 8vo. 1833, and Mantell’s Wonders of Geology, 8vo. 1838–1858 (7 editions).

page 13 note 5 Over 1000 feet.

page 14 note 1 See M. L. Dollo, “Première Note sur les Dinosauriens de Bernissart,” “Bulletin du Musée Royal d’Histoire Naturelle de Belgique,” tome i.–1882. Pl. ix. Fore-and hind-limbs of Iguanodon Bernissartensis and I. Mantelli. “Deuxième Note,” ibid. op. cit. Pl. xii. The sternum. “Troisieme Note,” ibid.. op. cit. tome ii. 1883, Pl. iii. iv.and v. Tibia and fibula and tarso-metartarsal bones compared with Birds and Reptiles. Bones of Pelvis compared. Complete figure of I. Bernissartensis (th nat. size). “Quatiieme Note,” ib. op. cit. 1883, t. ii. p. 223. “Cinquième” ibid. op. cit. tome iii. 1884, pp. 129–46, pl. vi. and vii. Crania of Dinosauria compared, and Restoration of Iguanodon Mantelli.

page 14 note 2 “Sur les Batraciens de Bernissart,” par M. L. Dollo: op. cit. 1884, tome iii. pp. 85–93, pi. iii. Mylceobatrachiis Croyii, Dollo.

page 14 note 3 “Premiere Note sur les Cheloniens de Bernissart,” op. cit. ibid. pl. i. and ii. pp. 63–79. Chitracephalus Dumonii, Dollo, and I’eltochelys Duchastelii, Dollo.

page 14 note 4 “Première note sur les Crocodiliens de Bernissart,” op. cit. tome ii. 1883, pp. 309–338, pl. xii. Bernissartia Fagesii, Dollo, and Goniopholis simus, Owen.

1 “Palæologica,” by Hermann von Meyer, 1832, 8vo. (Frankfort).

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