Bembridge Marls (A'Court Smith collection) (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Also known as ETE Locality 797

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 49.2° N, 5.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bembridge Marls Member (Bouldnor Formation), Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• Upper part of 13r chron just above 1n interval

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified, argillaceous lime mudstone

• The Bembridge Marls were deposited in fresh-brackish water lakes and lagoons

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by E. J. A'Court Smith; reposited in the BMNH

• Specimens kept in British Natural History Museum

Primary reference: E. A. Jarzembowski. 1980. Fossil Insects from the Bembridge Marls, Palaeogene of the Isle of Wight, Southern England. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Geology) 33(4):237-293 [C. Labandeira/C. Labandeira/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 21976: authorized by Conrad Labandeira, entered by Conrad Labandeira on 08.06.1998, edited by Jenna Sandlin, Jered Karr and Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Thysanoptera - Aeolothripidae
Sinaeolothrips brodiei16 Cockerell 1917 thrips
BMNH In.17401
Aeolothrips jarzembowskii16 Shmakov 2014 thrips
BMNH In.17210
 Psocodea -
Wightipsocus intasi2 Azar 2014 bark louse
BMNH In.17088
Awightipsocus megaloi n. sp.2 Azar 2014 bark louse
BMNH In.17187
 Plecoptera - Leuctridae
"Nemoura priscula n. sp." = Leuctra priscula7
"Nemoura priscula n. sp." = Leuctra priscula7 Cockerell 1922 rolled-winged stonefly
NHML In.17498
 Blattodea - Rhinotermitidae
Reticulitermes sp. Holmgren termite
 Blattodea - Mastotermitidae
"Mastotermes anglicus n. sp." = Mastotermes anglicus18, "Mastotermes batheri n. sp." = Mastotermes anglicus18
"Mastotermes anglicus n. sp." = Mastotermes anglicus18 von Rosen 1913 termite
BMNH I 15037 (21 in von Rosen, 1913)
"Mastotermes batheri n. sp." = Mastotermes anglicus18 von Rosen 1913 termite
 Orthoptera - Acrididae
Proschistocerca oligocaenica19 Zeuner 1937 spur-throated grasshopper
BMNH In.17339, 17342, 17406, 17407, 20527
 Orthoptera - Tettigoniidae
Archepseudophylla melanospila12 Cockerell 1921 katydid
BMNH In.25803/In.17326
 Hymenoptera - Vespidae
"Polybia oblita n. sp." = Protopolistes oblitus6
"Polybia oblita n. sp." = Protopolistes oblitus6 Cockerell 1921 wasp
BMNH In. 20530(17166)
 Hymenoptera - Tiphiidae
Dryophia oculata n. gen. n. sp.1
Dryophia oculata n. gen. n. sp.1 Antropov 2014 wasp
BMNH In.17086
 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Camponotus cockerelli1 Donisthorpe 1920 ant
BMNH In.17280, 17066
Oecophylla megarche8 Cockerell 1915 weaver ant
Leucotaphus gurnetensis8 Cockerell 1915 ant
not In.17066, 17213
Emplastus hypolithus1 Cockerell 1915 ant
BMNH In.17311 (D. britannicus in Donisthorpe 1920)
"Dolichoderus britannicus" = Emplastus britannicus8 Cockerell 1915 ant
BMNH In.17315 (not 17311); In.17067/17074 in Antropov et al., 2014
"Dolichoderus ovigerus" = Emplastus britannicus8 Cockerell 1915 ant
BMNH In.17274
 Hymenoptera - Apidae
Oligobombus cuspidatus n. gen. n. sp.1
Oligobombus cuspidatus n. gen. n. sp.1 Antropov 2014 bee
BMNH In.17349
 Hymenoptera - Sphecidae
"Sceliphron brevior n. sp." = Protosceliphron brevior5
"Sceliphron brevior n. sp." = Protosceliphron brevior5 Cockerell 1921 digger wasp
NHML In. 17472/24340 (Hooley collection)
 Hymenoptera - Braconidae
Bembracon acourtsmithi n. gen. n. sp.1 Belokobylskij 2014 wasp
BMNH In.17224
Ascogaster (Ascogaster) pygmaea n. sp.1 Belokobylskij 2014 wasp
BMNH In.17379
Eubazus flavistigma n. sp.1 Belokobylskij 2014 wasp
BMNH In.17244
? Hellenius kozlovi n. sp.1 Belokobylskij 2014 wasp
BMNH In.17298
Semionis wightensis n. sp.1 Belokobylskij 2014 wasp
BMNH In.17081
Dacnusites sepultus n. gen. n. sp.5 Cockerell 1921 wasp
NHML In. 17176
Homolobus rasnitsyni n. sp.1 Belokobylskij 2014 wasp
BMNH In.20545
Bassus magnareola n. sp.1 Belokobylskij 2014 wasp
BMNH In.17127
 Hymenoptera - Ichneumonidae
Ichneumonidae indet.1 Latreille 1802 ichneumon wasp
BMNH In.17430
Coleocentrus gurnetensis n. sp.5 Cockerell 1921 ichneumon wasp
NHML In. 17079
 Hymenoptera -
Lithobelyta reducta n. gen. n. sp.5
Lithobelyta reducta n. gen. n. sp.5 Cockerell 1921 chalcid wasp
NHML In. 17091
 Hymenoptera - Scelionidae
"Macroteleia veterna n. sp." = Calotelea veterna5
"Macroteleia veterna n. sp." = Calotelea veterna5 Cockerell 1921 wasp
NHML In. 17262
 Hymenoptera - Vectevaniidae
Vectevania vetula n. gen. n. sp.7
Vectevania vetula n. gen. n. sp.7 Cockerell 1922 wasp
BMNH In.20535
 Diptera - Culicidae
Culex protorhinus9 Cockerell 1915 mosquito
BMNH In. 17138, 17146
Aedes protolepis9 Cockerell 1915 mosquito
BMNH In. 17069, 17147, 17148, 17164, 20561
 Diptera - Bombyliidae
"Systropus acourti n. sp." = Systropus (Systropus) acourti4
"Systropus acourti n. sp." = Systropus (Systropus) acourti4 Cockerell 1921 bee fly
BMNH I.17208/17293
 Diptera - Anisopodidae
"Rhyphus hooleyi" = Sylvicola hooleyi4
"Rhyphus hooleyi" = Sylvicola hooleyi4 Cockerell 1921 wood gnat
BMNH In.17136 (counterpart I.9063 in Brodie coll)
 Diptera - Bibionidae
Plecia acourti n. sp.4 Cockerell 1921 love bug
BMNH In.17098
 Diptera - Limoniidae
Gonomyia lutescens4, "Limnobia spilota n. sp." = Limonia spilota4
Gonomyia lutescens4 Cockerell 1921 crane fly
BMNH In.17099
"Limnobia spilota n. sp." = Limonia spilota4 Cockerell 1921 crane fly
BMNH In.17114
 Diptera - Tipulidae
"Megistocera gurnetensis n. sp." = Brachypremna gurnetensis4, Tipula callarche n. sp.4, Mongoma cruciferella4
"Megistocera gurnetensis n. sp." = Brachypremna gurnetensis4 Cockerell 1921 crane fly
BMNH In.17090
Tipula callarche n. sp.4 Cockerell 1921 crane fly
BMNH In. 17381
Mongoma cruciferella4 Cockerell 1917 crane fly
BMNH I.17259
 Dicondylia -
Lepidoptera "sp.D" Linnaeus 1758 moth
NHML In.17392
 Lepidoptera - Micropterigidae
Micropterix anglica n. sp. Jarzembowski 1980 moth
NHML In.17411
 Lepidoptera -
Lithopsyche antiqua n. gen. n. sp.3
Lithopsyche antiqua n. gen. n. sp.3 Butler 1889 butterfly
NHML In.19984 I.10369
 Trichoptera - Beraeidae
Beraeodes vectensis17 Cockerell 1921 caddisfly
BMNH In.17290, 17351, 17393, 17397, 17499
 Dicondylia -
Neuroptera indet. Linnaeus 1758 lacewing
NHML In.20557
 Neuroptera - Hemerobiidae
Hemerobiidae "sp.B" Latreille 1802 brown lacewing
NHML In.17173
Hemerobiidae "sp.C" Latreille 1802 brown lacewing
NHML In.17445
? Neuronema "sp. A" McLachlan 1869 brown lacewing
NHML In.17404
 Neuroptera - Sisyridae
Paleosisyra sp.13 Nel et al. 2003 spongillafly
NHML In.17287
 Odonata - Protoneuridae
Angloprotoneura emilielacroixi n. gen. n. sp.11 Nel and Fleck 2014 damselfly
BMNH In.17246
 Odonata - Lestidae
Lestes aff. regina11 Theobald 1937 spread-winged damselfly
BMNH In.17408
 Odonata - Hypolestidae
Anglohypolestes fasciata n. gen. n. sp.11
Anglohypolestes fasciata n. gen. n. sp.11 Nel and Fleck 2014 damselfly
BMNH In.17373
 Odonata - Gomphaeschnidae
? Oligoaeschna anglica11 Cockerell and Andrews 1916 true dragonfly
BMNH In.17353
 Odonata - Aeshnidae
Anglogomphaeschna eocenica11 Nel and Fleck 2014 darner dragonfly
BMNH In.17368, 17330
Aeschnophlebia andreasi11 Nel et al. 2005 darner dragonfly
BMNH In.17371, 17395
 Odonata - Corduliidae
Corduliidae "indet. B"11 Selys-Longchamps 1850 green-eyed skimmer
BMNH In.17370/24763 (counterpart in Hooley coll.)
Corduliidae "indet. C"11 Selys-Longchamps 1850 green-eyed skimmer
BMNH In.17324/24771 (counterpart in Hooley coll.)
 Odonata - Urothemistidae
Eomacrodiplax incompleta11 Nel and Fleck 2014 true dragonfly
BMNH In.17333
Arachnida
 Araneae - Dictynidae
Vectaraneus yulei14 Selden 2001 spider
BMNH In. 17151
 Araneae - Araneidae
Araneidae indet.15 Simon 1895 orb-weaving spider
BMNH In.17177
 Araneae -
Eoatypus woodwardii n. sp.10 McCook 1888 spider
BMNH In. 61271 (collection not specified)