Durlston Bay, Bed DB175, Swanage (MNEMG collection): Late/Upper Berriasian, United Kingdom

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Insecta - Odonata - Hemiphlebiidae
Parahemiphlebia allendaviesi n. sp. Jarzembowski et al. 1998
Jarzembowski et al. 1998 1 specimen
MNEMG 1996.226ab (1 measurement)
Insecta - Odonata - Cretapetaluridae
Anglopetalura magnifica n. gen., n. sp. Coram and Nel 2009
Coram and Nel 2009 1 specimen
MNEMG 2009.68 Coram coll. (1 measurement)
Insecta - Odonata - Gomphaeschnidae
Cretalloaeschna cliffordae n. gen., n. sp. Jarzembowski and Nel 1996
Jarzembowski and Nel 1996 1 specimen
MNEMG 1995.171a,b (1 measurement)
Insecta - Odonata - Araripelibellulidae
Araripelibellula britannica Fleck et al. 2008
Fleck et al. 2008 1 specimen
MNEMG 2008.25 R. A. Coram coll. (1 measurement)
Insecta - Odonata - Aeschnidiidae
Aeschnidiidae indet. Handlirsch 1906
Fleck and Nel 2003 1 specimen
(1 measurement)
Jarzembowskiaeschnidium polandi n. gen., n. sp. Fleck and Nel 2003
Fleck and Nel 2003 2 specimens
MNEMG DB 175 Odon 8; MNEMG TIN 1316 (2 measurements)
Diastatopaeschnidium reneeheiko n. gen., n. sp. Fleck and Nel 2003
Fleck and Nel 2003 1 specimen
MNEMG DB 175 Odon 1 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Blattodea - Corydiidae
Corydiidae indet. (Saussure 1864)
Vršanský et al. 2022 1 specimen
MNEMG 2000.47
Polyphagidae indet. Walker 1868
Vršanský and Ansorge 2001 1 specimen
synonym of Corydiidae
MNEMGb2000.47 collected by R. Coram
Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae
Minelcana dubia (Giebel 1856)
1 specimen
MNEMG 2003.30 (1 measurement)
Minelcana membranacea n. gen., n. sp. Gorochov et al. 2006
2 specimens
MNEMG 2003.28, 29 (1 measurement)
Panorpidium proximum n. sp. Gorochov et al. 2006
1 specimen
MNEMG 2003.33 (1 measurement)
Panorpidium tesselatum (Westwood 1854)
2 specimens
original and current combination Panorpidium tessellatum
MNEMG 2003.31, 32 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Orthoptera - Baissogryllidae
Sharategia davisi n. sp. Gorochov et al. 2006
1 specimen
MNEMG 2003.48 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Orthoptera - Prophalangopsidae
Pseudaboilus purbeckensis n. sp. Gorochov et al. 2006
1 specimen
MNEMG 2003.42 (1 measurement)
? Agrionidium obscurum n. sp. Gorochov et al. 2006
1 specimen
MNEMG 2003.44 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae
Mesolocustopsis anglica n. sp. Gorochov et al. 2006
1 specimen
MNEMG 2003.55 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Raphidioptera - Mesoraphidiidae
Mesoraphidia purbeckensis n. sp. Jepson et al. 2009
Jepson et al. 2009 1 specimen
recombined as Grimaldiraphidia purbeckensis
MNEMG 2007.47 (1 measurement)
Mesoraphidia websteri n. sp. Jepson et al. 2009
Jepson et al. 2009 1 specimen
MNEMG 2007.48 (1 measurement)
Mesoraphidia durlstonensis Jepson et al. 2009
Jepson et al. 2009 2 specimens
MNEMG 2007.45, 46 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Coleoptera - Dytiscidae
Palaeodytes incompleta n. sp. Ponomarenko et al. 2005
Ponomarenko et al. 2005 1 specimen
MNEMG 2003.18 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Coleoptera - Coptoclavidae
Coptoclavella purbeckensis n. sp. Ponomarenko et al. 2005
Ponomarenko et al. 2005 2 specimens
MNEMG 2003.17, cf. 2000.32 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Coleoptera - Gyrinidae
Mesogyrus anglicus n. sp. Ponomarenko et al. 2005
Ponomarenko et al. 2005 1 specimen
MNEMG 2000.33 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Diptera - Dixidae
Eucorethrina westwoodi n. sp. Lukashevich et al. 2001
Lukashevich et al. 2001 1 specimen
MNEMG 1998.26 collected by R. Coram (1 measurement)
Insecta - Diptera - Procramptonomyiidae
Procramptonomyiidae indet. Kovalev 1985
Coram and Jarzembowski 1999 1 specimen
MNEMG 1999.27; apparently a new taxa (1 measurement)
Procramptonomyia marianna Krzemiński and Krzemińska 1994
Coram and Jarzembowski 1999 1 specimen
MNEMG 1999.25a, b (1 measurement)
Procramptonomyia zigzagensis n. sp. Coram and Jarzembowski 1999
Coram and Jarzembowski 1999 1 specimen
MNEMG 1999.26 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Diptera - Rhagionidae
Ptiolinites raypearcei Mostovski et al. 2000
Mostovski et al. 2000 1 specimen
MNEMG 199.24 Coram collection (1 measurement)
Ptiolinites heidiae n. sp. Mostovski et al. 2000
Mostovski et al. 2000 3 specimens
MNEMG 199.21, 22, 23 collected by Heidi & R. Coram (4 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera
Opetiala shatalkini n. gen., n. sp. Coram et al. 2000
Coram et al. 2000 1 specimen
MNEMG 2000.28 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Diptera - Elliidae
Elliidae indet. Krzemińska et al. 1993
Coram and Jarzembowski 1999 1 specimen
MNEMG 1999.29a,b
Ellia purbeckensis n. sp. Coram and Jarzembowski 1999
Coram and Jarzembowski 1999 2 specimens
MNEMG 1998.19a,b; MNEMG 1999.28a,b (1 measurement)
Insecta - Diptera - Trichoceridae
Trichocera corami n. sp. Krzemińska et al. 2009
Krzemińska et al. 2009 2 specimens
MNEMG 2005.67, 68 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae
Eoptychopterina demissa n. sp. Lukashevich et al. 2001
Lukashevich et al. 2001 1 specimen
MNEMG 1998.16; collected by R. Coram (1 measurement)
Eoptychopterina dimidiata n. sp. Lukashevich et al. 2001
Lukashevich et al. 2001 1 specimen
MNEMG 1998.17; collected by R. Coram (1 measurement)
see common names

Geography
Country:United Kingdom State/province:England County:Dorset
Coordinates: 50.6° North, 2.0° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:41.5° North, 7.9° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Time
Period:Cretaceous Epoch:Early/Lower Cretaceous
Stage:Berriasian 10 m.y. bin:Cretaceous 1
Key time interval:Late/Upper Berriasian
Age range of interval:140.60000 - 139.80000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy
Geological group:Purbeck Formation:Durlston Member:Stair Hole
Local section:Clements Bed 175 Local bed:Clements Bed 175
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: lithified "siliciclastic"
Environment:lagoonal Tectonic setting:passive margin
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:mold/impression
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection method comments: Repository: Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery
Metadata
Database number:103833
Authorizer:M. Clapham Enterer:M. Clapham, J. Karr
Modifier:M. Clapham Research group:paleoentomology
Created:2011-02-02 13:06:44 Last modified:2016-02-08 23:14:00
Access level:the public Released:2011-02-02 13:06:44
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

35008. A. V. Gorochov, E. A. Jarzembowski, and R. A. Coram. 2006. Grasshoppers and crickets (Insecta: Orthoptera) from the Lower Cretaceous of southern England. Cretaceous Research 27:641-662 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]

Secondary references:

40937 R. Coram, E. A. Jarzembowski, and M. B. Mostovski. 2000. Two rare eremoneuran flies (Diptera: Empididae and Opetiidae) from the Purbeck Limestone Group. Paleontological Journal 34(Suppl 3):S370-S373 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
38986 R. A. Coram and E. A. Jarzembowski. 1999. New fossil flies (Insecta: Diptera) from the Purbeck Limestone Group (Lower Cretaceous, Berriasian) of Dorset, UK. Cretaceous Research 20:853-861 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]
38352 R. A. Coram and A. Nel. 2009. A new petalurid dragonfly from the Lower Cretaceous of southern England (Odonata: Petalurida: ? Cretapetaluridae). Palaeodiversity 2:205-208 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]
35493 G. Fleck and A. Nel. 2003. Revision of the Mesozoic family Aeschnidiidae (Odonata: Anisoptera). Zoologica 153:1-170 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]
38360 G. Fleck, A. Nel, G. Bechly, X. Martínez-Delclòs, E. A. Jarzembowski and R. A. Coram. 2008. New lower cretaceous 'libelluloid' dragonflies (Insecta: Odonata: Cavilabiata) with notes about estimated divergences dates for this group. Palaeodiversity 1:19-36 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/J. Alroy]
39642 E. A. Jarzembowski, X. Martínez-Delclòs, G. Bechly, A. Nel, R. Coram and F. Escuillié. 1998. The Mesozoic non-calopterygoid Zygoptera: description of new genera and species from the Lower Cretaceous of England and Brazil and their phylogenetic significance (Odonata, Zygoptera, Coenagrionoidea, Hemiphlebioidea, Lestoidea). Cretaceous Research 19:403-444 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
38382 E. A. Jarzembowski and A. Nel. 1996. A new genus and species of hawker dragonfly (Aeshnidae) from the Lower Cretaceous of southern England. Cretaceous Research 17:97-101 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]
39593 J. E. Jepson, R. A. Coram, and E. A. Jarzembowski. 2009. Raphidioptera (Insecta: Neuropterida) from the Lower Cretaceous Purbeck Limestone Group, Dorset, UK. Cretaceous Research 30:527-532 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
51817 E. Krzemińska, W. Krzemiński, and C. Dahl. 2009. Monograph of Fossil Trichoceridae (Diptera): Over 180 Million Years of Evolution 1-171 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
38957 E. D. Lukashevich, R. A. Coram, and E. A. Jarzembowski. 2001. New true flies (Insecta: Diptera) from the Lower Cretaceous of southern England. Cretaceous Research 22:451-460 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]
38322 M. B. Mostovski, E. A. Jarzembowski, R. A. Coram and J. Ansorge. 2000. Curious snipe-flies (Diptera: Rhagionidae) from the Purbeck of Dorset, The Wealden of the Weald and the Lower Cretaceous of Spain and Transbaikalia. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 111:153-160 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]
39623 A. G. Ponomarenko, R. A. Coram, and E. A. Jarzembowski. 2005. New beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera) from the Berriasian Purbeck Limestone Group, Dorset, UK. Cretaceous Research 26:277-281 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
38186 P. Vršanský and J. Ansorge. 2001. New Lower Cretaceous polyphagid cockroaches from Spain (Blattaria, Polyphagidae, Vitisminae subfam. nov.). Cretaceous Research 22:157-162 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]
84917 P. Vršanský, H. Palková, L. Vršanská, I. Koubová, and J. Hinkelman. 2022. Mesozoic origin-delayed explosive radiation of the cockroach family Corydiidae Saussure, 1864. Biologia 78:1627-1658 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]