Rudgwick Brickworks, Upper Weald Clay: Early/Lower Barremian, United Kingdom

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Insecta - Odonata
Cretahemiphlebia rossi n. gen., n. sp. Jarzembowski et al. 1998
Jarzembowski et al. 1998 1 specimen
BMB 016383
Insecta - Odonata - Cymatophlebiidae
Libellulium standingae n. sp. Jarzembowski 1994
Jarzembowski 1994 1 specimen
recombined as Cymatophlebia standingae
Horsham Museum 1987.728 (1 measurement)
Libellulium zdrzaleki n. sp. Jarzembowski 1994
Jarzembowski 1994 1 specimen
recombined as Cymatophlebia zdrzaleki
Horsham Museum 1987.727 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Odonata - Liupanshaniidae
Paraliupanshania britannica n. sp. Bechly et al. 2001
Bechly et al. 2001
(1 measurement)
Insecta - Odonata - Aeschnidiidae
Angloaeschnidium toyei n. gen., n. sp. Fleck and Nel 2003
Fleck and Nel 2003 2 specimens
MNEMG 2001.00, BMNH II 1451 (1 measurement)
cf. Angloaeschnidium toyei Fleck and Nel 2003
Fleck and Nel 2003 2 specimens
BMNH II 1488, II 1490
Cooperaeschnidium durandi n. gen., n. sp. Fleck and Nel 2003
Fleck and Nel 2003 7 specimens
(3 measurements)
Rossaeschnidium patriciae n. gen., n. sp. Fleck and Nel 2003
Fleck and Nel 2003 1 specimen
BMB 023806-023807 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae
Panorpidium bimaculatum n. sp. Gorochov et al. 2006
(1 measurement)
Insecta - Orthoptera - Baissogryllidae
Notocearagryllus grandispeculum n. sp. Gorochov et al. 2006
(1 measurement)
Insecta - Hymenoptera - Blasticotomidae
Undatoma rudgwickensis n. sp. Rasnitsyn and Jarzembowski 1998
Rasnitsyn et al. 1998 1 specimen
BMB 018502/3 (between beds 3a and 3c) (1 measurement)
Insecta - Hymenoptera - Angarosphecidae
Pompilopterus corpus n. sp. Rasnitsyn and Jarzembowski 1998
Rasnitsyn et al. 1998 1 specimen
BMB 018523/4 (between beds 3a and 3c; coll. A.J. Ross) (2 measurements)
Insecta - Hymenoptera - Maimetshidae
Turgonalus cooperi n. sp. Rasnitsyn and Jarzembowski 1998
Rasnitsyn et al. 1998 1 specimen
recombined as Turgonaliscus cooperi
BMB 016385/6 (between beds 3a and 3c, coll. A.J. Ross) (1 measurement)
Insecta - Mecoptera - Englathaumatidae
Englathauma crabbi n. gen., n. sp. Novokshonov et al. 2016
Novokshonov et al. 2016 1 specimen
BMB 021962/3 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Neuroptera - Ithonidae
Principiala rudgwickensis n. sp. Jepson et al. 2009
Jepson et al. 2009 1 specimen
BMB 025005-6 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Raphidioptera - Mesoraphidiidae
Mesoraphidia hilli n. sp. Jepson et al. 2011
Jepson et al. 2011 2 specimens
(1 measurement)
see common names

Country:United Kingdom State/province:England County:West Sussex
Coordinates: 51.1° North, 0.5° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:41.4° North, 10.1° East
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Cretaceous Epoch:Early/Lower Cretaceous
Stage:Barremian 10 m.y. bin:Cretaceous 2
Key time interval:Early/Lower Barremian
Age range of interval:125.77000 - 121.40000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Wealden Formation:Weald Clay Member:Upper
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal Tectonic setting:passive margin
Modes of preservation:mold/impression
Size of fossils:macrofossils,mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:surface (in situ),field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:104005
Authorizer:M. Clapham Enterer:M. Clapham, J. Karr
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:paleoentomology
Created:2011-02-04 13:28:26 Last modified:2021-09-23 14:42:30
Access level:the public Released:2011-02-04 13:28:26
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:

78161 D. J. Batten and P. A. Austen. 2011. The Wealden of south-east England. In D. J. Batten (ed.), English Wealden Fossils. The Palaeontological Association Field Guide to Fossils 14:15-51 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
35206 G. Bechly, A. Nel, X. Martínez-Declòs, E. A. Jarzembowski, R. Coram, D. Martill, G. Fleck, F. Escuillié, M. M. Wisshak and M. Maisch. 2001. A revision and phylogenetic study of Mesozoic Aeshnoptera, with description of numerous new taxa (Insecta: Odonata: Anisoptera). Neue Paläontologische Abhandlungen 4:1-219 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
35493 G. Fleck and A. Nel. 2003. Revision of the Mesozoic family Aeschnidiidae (Odonata: Anisoptera). Zoologica 153:1-170 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]
35432 E. A. Jarzembowski. 1994. Fossil dragonflies in Horsham Museum. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 105:71-75 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]
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]
35668 J. Jepson, J. Ansorge, and E. A. Jarzembowski. 2011. New snakeflies (Insecta: Raphidioptera) from the Lower Cretaceous of the UK, Spain and Brazil. Palaeontology 54(2):385-395 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
39590 J. E. Jepson, V. N. Makarkin, and E. A. Jarzembowski. 2009. New lacewings (Insecta: Neuroptera) from the Lower Cretaceous Wealden supergroup of Southern England. Cretaceous Research 30:1325-1338 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
58242 V. G. Novokshonov, A. J. Ross, E. Cook, W. Krzemiński, and A. Soszyńska-Maj. 2016. A new family of scorpionflies (Insecta; Mecoptera) from the Lower Cretaceous of England. Cretaceous Research 62:44-51 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
39641 A. P. Rasnitsyn, E. A. Jarzembowski, and A. J. Ross. 1998. Wasps (Insecta: Vespida = Hymenoptera) from the Purbeck and Wealden (Lower Cretaceous) of southern England and their biostratigraphical and palaeoenvironmental significance. Cretaceous Research 19:329-391 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]