Palaeontologists have long flocked to this country which is thought to be one of the top five in the world for concentrations of dinosaurs remains.
The high number is thought to be as a result of Britain’s position as a land bridge between various continents more than 130 million years ago.
But even so the findings of Dr Steve Sweetman, of Portsmouth University, remain remarkable, especially as they have been achieved in less than four years.
Dr Sweetman’s haul includes eight dinosaurs, six mammals and 15 different types of lizard all taken from cliffs of the Isle of Wight, which are part of what has been dubbed the Jurassic coast.
Highlights include the remains of a creature similar to a giant velociraptor – similar in size to those portrayed in the film Jurassic Park – and pterosaurs as well as long-necked Sauropods like the massive Brachiosaurus, also seen in the movie.
Dr Sweetman made his discoveries during his painstaking search of what has been nicknamed “Dinosaur Island” as it is the richest source of dinosaur remains in Europe.
The palaeontologist has dug up and driven three-and-a-half tonnes of mud across the island to his home before drying out the samples into a sand.
He has then examined every grain to reveal tiny fossil bones and teeth dating back up to 130 million years.
Dr Sweetman explained that his technique was more comprehensive than traditional methods which rely on collecting fossils exposed naturally by weather and waves.
He said: “It has taken me just four years of hard graft to make my discoveries. In the very first sample I found a tiny jaw of an extinct newt-sized, salamander-like amphibian and then new species just kept coming.
“Although we knew a lot about the larger species that existed on the island during the early Cretaceous, no-one had ever filled in the gaps.
“With these discoveries I can paint a really detailed picture of the creatures that scurried at the feet and in the shadows of the dinosaurs.”
At the time of the dinosaurs the south coast sat around where Morocco is now and is believed to have formed part of a land bridge between Europe and North America.
Last year a review of the number of species discovered on these islands identified 108 species unearthed since the first fossil was found in 1824.
Scientists admit that the number of species found may partly be explained by the long-standing popularity of dinosaur fossil hunting.
The first dinosaur was categorised as such in 1824 when William Buckland, a geologist, gave the name megalosaurus to a skeleton unearthed in a quarry at Stonesfield, Oxfordshire, in 1819.