Dinton, Vale of Wardour, Middle Purbeck (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.1° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 41.9° N, 7.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lulworth Formation (Purbeck Group), Middle Berriasian (145.0 - 140.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Rev. P.B. Brodie in 1840-1853; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: P. B. Brodie. 1845. A History of the Fossil Insects in the Secondary Rocks of England Accompanied by a Particular Account of the Strata in which they Occur, and of the Circumstances Connected with their Preservation 1-130 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 104008: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.02.2011, edited by Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Corydalis "sp. 3"
NHM I.3533; specimen in pl 5, fig 13
Corydalis "sp. 1"
Specimen in pl 5, fig 2
Corydalis "sp. 4"
Specimen in pl 5, fig 14
Corydalis "sp. 2"
Specimen in pl 5, fig 3
Corydalis "sp. 6"
Specimen in pl 5, fig 16
Insecta
 Hemiptera -
"Cixius maculatus n. sp." = Cixioides maculatus, "Ricania fulgens n. sp." = Ricaniites fulgens
"Cixius maculatus n. sp." = Cixioides maculatus Brodie 1845 planthopper
"Ricania fulgens n. sp." = Ricaniites fulgens Brodie 1845 planthopper
 Hemiptera - Genaphididae
"Aphis valdensis n. sp." = Genaphis valdensis
"Aphis valdensis n. sp." = Genaphis valdensis Brodie 1845 aphid
 Hemiptera - Protopsyllidiidae
Asiraca egertoni n. sp. Brodie 1845 true bug
 Hemiptera - Archijassidae
"Delphax pulcher n. sp." = Cicadellium pulcher
"Delphax pulcher n. sp." = Cicadellium pulcher Brodie 1845 true bug
 Hemiptera - Cicadellidae
"Cicada punctata n. sp." = Jassites punctatus
"Cicada punctata n. sp." = Jassites punctatus Brodie 1845 leafhopper
 Hemiptera - Cercopidae
Meloe hoernesi n. sp.1 Giebel 1856 froghopper
Specimen in pl 2, fig 12
 Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae
"Blattina similis n. sp." = Nannoblattina similis1, "Blatta pinna n. sp." = Nannoblattina pinna1, Nannoblattina brodiei n. sp.3, "Blattina recta n. sp." = Mesoblattina recta1, "Blatta stricklandi n. sp." = Mesoblattina stricklandi, "Blatta kollari n. sp." = Mesoblattina kollari1
"Blattina similis n. sp." = Nannoblattina similis1 Giebel 1856 cockroach
Specimen in pl 5, fig 2
"Blatta pinna n. sp." = Nannoblattina pinna1 Giebel 1856 cockroach
Specimen in pl 5, fig 5
Nannoblattina brodiei n. sp.3 Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
Specimen in pl 5, fig 16
"Blattina recta n. sp." = Mesoblattina recta1 Giebel 1856 cockroach
Specimen in pl 5, fig 3
"Blatta stricklandi n. sp." = Mesoblattina stricklandi Brodie 1845 cockroach
"Blatta kollari n. sp." = Mesoblattina kollari1 Giebel 1856 cockroach
Specimen in pl 5, fig 14
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Elisama minor n. sp.1, Elisama kneri n. sp.1
Elisama minor n. sp.1 Giebel 1856 winged insect
Specimen in pl 5, fig 20; collected by "Blake"
Elisama kneri n. sp.1 Giebel 1856 winged insect
Specimen in pl 5, fig 1
 Orthoptera - Protogryllidae
"Acheta sedgwicki n. sp." = Protogryllus (Protogryllus) sedgwicki
"Acheta sedgwicki n. sp." = Protogryllus (Protogryllus) sedgwicki Brodie 1845 grasshopper
BMNH I. 11990/3525, 12590
 Orthoptera - Prophalangopsidae
Zalmona brodiei n. gen. n. sp.1
Zalmona brodiei n. gen. n. sp.1 Giebel 1856 hump-winged cricket
NHM I.3533; specimen in pl 5, fig 13
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
"Bittacus dubius n. sp." = Minelcana dubia1
"Bittacus dubius n. sp." = Minelcana dubia1 Giebel 1856 grasshopper
Specimen in pl 5, fig 21
 Hymenoptera - Sphecidae
? Sphecidae indet.4 Latreille 1802 digger wasp
NHM I.12612
 Hymenoptera -
Proctotrupomorpha indet.4 wasp
NHM I.12648
 Hymenoptera - Proctotrupidae
Dintonia despectata n. gen. n. sp.4
Dintonia despectata n. gen. n. sp.4 Rasnitsyn and Jarzembowski 1998 wasp
NHM II. 778
 Coleoptera - Permosynidae
"Hydrobius purbeccensis n. sp." = Hydrobiites purbeccensis1
"Hydrobius purbeccensis n. sp." = Hydrobiites purbeccensis1 Giebel 1856 beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 12
 Coleoptera -
"Helophorus brodiei n. sp." = Helophoropsis brodiei1, Anapiptus brodiei n. gen. n. sp.3, "Cyphon vetustus n. sp." = Coleopteron vetustus1, "Tenebrio rugosostriatus n. sp." = Coleopteron rugosostriatus1
"Helophorus brodiei n. sp." = Helophoropsis brodiei1 Giebel 1856 beetle
Specimen in pl 3, fig 2
Anapiptus brodiei n. gen. n. sp.3 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
specimen in pl 3, fig 4
"Cyphon vetustus n. sp." = Coleopteron vetustus1 Giebel 1856 beetle
Specimen in pl 3, fig 3
"Tenebrio rugosostriatus n. sp." = Coleopteron rugosostriatus1 Giebel 1856 beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 2
 Coleoptera - Staphylinidae
Philonthus kneri n. sp.1, "Prognatha crassa n. sp." = Siagonium crassum1
Philonthus kneri n. sp.1 Giebel 1856 rove beetle
Specimen in pl 2, fig 2
"Prognatha crassa n. sp." = Siagonium crassum1 Giebel 1856 rove beetle
Specimen in pl 2, fig 3
 Coleoptera -
Stictulus brodiei n. sp.3, "Hydrophilus westwoodi n. sp." = Helopidium westwoodi1, "Hydrophilus brodiei n. sp." = Helopidium brodiei1, "Helophorus antiquus n. sp." = Tychon antiquum1, "Elater purbeccensis n. sp." = Apistotes purbeccensis1, "Elmis brodiei n. sp." = Katapontisus brodiei1
Stictulus brodiei n. sp.3 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 11
"Hydrophilus westwoodi n. sp." = Helopidium westwoodi1 Giebel 1856 beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 3
"Hydrophilus brodiei n. sp." = Helopidium brodiei1 Giebel 1856 beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 5
"Helophorus antiquus n. sp." = Tychon antiquum1 Giebel 1856 beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 13
"Elater purbeccensis n. sp." = Apistotes purbeccensis1 Giebel 1856 beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 6
"Elmis brodiei n. sp." = Katapontisus brodiei1 Giebel 1856 beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 9
 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
"Camptodontus angliae n. sp." = Zygadenia angliae1
"Camptodontus angliae n. sp." = Zygadenia angliae1 Giebel 1856 reticulated beetle
NHM In. 3523; specimen in pl 6, fig 8
 Coleoptera -
"Hypera antiqua n. sp." = Hyperomima antiqua1, Kamaroma breve n. gen. n. sp.3, "Cymindis antiqua n. sp." = Pseudocymindis antiqua1
"Hypera antiqua n. sp." = Hyperomima antiqua1 Giebel 1856 beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 4
Kamaroma breve n. gen. n. sp.3 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 14
"Cymindis antiqua n. sp." = Pseudocymindis antiqua1 Giebel 1856 beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 10
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
"Panorpa gracilis n. sp." = Stenopanorpa gracilis1, Orthophlebia bifurcata n. sp.1
"Panorpa gracilis n. sp." = Stenopanorpa gracilis1 Giebel 1856 scorpionfly
Specimen in pl 5, fig 18
Orthophlebia bifurcata n. sp.1 Giebel 1856 scorpionfly
Specimen in pl 5, fig 12
 Diptera - Chironomidae
"Chironomus extinctus n. sp." = Chironomopsis extinctus, "Chironomus arrogans n. sp." = Chironomopsis arrogans1
"Chironomus extinctus n. sp." = Chironomopsis extinctus Brodie 1845 non biting midge
"Chironomus arrogans n. sp." = Chironomopsis arrogans1 Giebel 1856 non biting midge
Specimen in pl 3, fig 14
 Diptera -
Remalia sphinx n. gen. n. sp.1
Remalia sphinx n. gen. n. sp.1 Giebel 1856 fly
Specimen in pl 4, fig 4
 Diptera - Empididae
Hasmona leo n. gen. n. sp.1
Hasmona leo n. gen. n. sp.1 Giebel 1856 dagger fly
Specimen in pl 3, fig 11
 Diptera - Rhagionidae
"Simulium humidum n. sp." = Pseudosimulium humidum
"Simulium humidum n. sp." = Pseudosimulium humidum Brodie 1845 snipe fly
 Diptera - Anisopodidae
"Rhyphus priscus n. sp." = Sylvicola prisca, "Platyura fittoni n. sp." = Pseudadonia fittoni
"Rhyphus priscus n. sp." = Sylvicola prisca Brodie 1845 wood gnat
"Platyura fittoni n. sp." = Pseudadonia fittoni Brodie 1845 wood gnat
 Diptera - Mycetophilidae
"Sciophila defossa n. sp." = Thimna defossa
"Sciophila defossa n. sp." = Thimna defossa Brodie 1845 fungus gnat
 Diptera -
Aphis dubia n. sp.1, "Tanypus dubius n. sp." = Asuba brodiei, Sciophilopsis brodiei n. gen. n. sp.3, "Macropeza prisca n. sp." = Bibionites priscus1, "Culex fossilis n. sp." = Dara fossilis
Aphis dubia n. sp.1 Giebel 1856 fly
Specimen in pl 2, fig 9
"Tanypus dubius n. sp." = Asuba brodiei Giebel 1856 fly
Sciophilopsis brodiei n. gen. n. sp.3 Handlirsch 1906 fly
Specimen in pl 4, fig 2
"Macropeza prisca n. sp." = Bibionites priscus1 Giebel 1856 fly
Specimen in pl 5, fig 15 ("Macropeza or Chenesia")
"Culex fossilis n. sp." = Dara fossilis Brodie 1845 fly
 Diptera - Psychodidae
"Asira kenngotti n. sp." = Psychodites kenngotti1
"Asira kenngotti n. sp." = Psychodites kenngotti1 Giebel 1856 moth fly
Specimen in pl 4, fig 8
 Trichoptera - Necrotauliidae
Pseudorthophlebia brodiei n. sp.3 Handlirsch 1906 caddisfly
Specimen in pl 2, fig 7
 Odonata - Mesuropetalidae
"Libellula jurassica n. sp." = Aeschnopsis jurassica1
"Libellula jurassica n. sp." = Aeschnopsis jurassica1 Giebel 1856 true dragonfly
NHM I 12782-12778 (specimen in pl 5, fig 9)
 Odonata -
"Gomphus petrificatus n. sp." = Necrogomphus petrificatus2
"Gomphus petrificatus n. sp." = Necrogomphus petrificatus2 Hagen 1850 true dragonfly
NHM I 12779 (specimen in pl 5, fig 8)
 Odonata - Aeschnidiidae
"Libellula antiqua n. sp." = Aeschnidium antiquum
"Libellula antiqua n. sp." = Aeschnidium antiquum Brodie 1845 small darner
BMNH I 3526
  -
Flata haidingeri n. sp.1 Giebel 1856 insect
Specimen in pl 2, fig 6
Orthophlebia minuta n. sp.1 Giebel 1856 insect
Specimen in pl 5, fig 18 (not fig 16)