Copythorne, Hampshire, England (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.1° N, 1.2° W: paleocoordinates 47.9° N, 4.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Earnley Formation (Bracklesham Group), Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• The Earley Formation is the lower part of the Earnley Division, part of the Bracklesham Group.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, bioturbated, glauconitic, green sandstone

• sand, massive, green, fine grained, glauconitic, mottled, bioturbated, shell mold frequent.

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: A. D. King and C. King. 1977. The stratigraphy of the Earnley ''division" (Braclesham Group) at Copythorne, Hampshire. Tertiary Research 1(4):115-118 [L. Ivany/E. Kowalski/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 8048: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 15.06.2000

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rotaliina
 Nummulitacea - Nummulitidae
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Barbatia appendiculata" = Barbatia (Barbatia) appendiculata
"Barbatia appendiculata" = Barbatia (Barbatia) appendiculata Sowerby 1820 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella sp. Lamarck 1799 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia sp., "Venericardia planicosta" = Venericor planicosta
Venericardia sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
"Venericardia planicosta" = Venericor planicosta Lamarck 1801 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula ex gr. striata" = Caryocorbula striata
"Corbula ex gr. striata" = Caryocorbula striata Lamarck 1801 clam
 Cardiida -
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Pitar sp. Römer 1857 venus clam
 Solenida - Solenidae
Solen sp. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Calyptraea sp. Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
"Turritella sulcifera" = Ispharina sulcifera
"Turritella sulcifera" = Ispharina sulcifera Deshayes 1832 turret shell