Binton, Warwickshire (Brodie coll) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.2° N, 1.8° W: paleocoordinates 38.5° N, 1.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Psiloceras planorbis ammonoid zone, Early/Lower Hettangian (201.3 - 196.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray, cherty/siliceous shale and fine-grained, blue limestone

• hard, grey, cherty, shale

•"fine-grained blue limestone, dividing into thin slabs resembling the Solenhofen stone" Strickland, 1840

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Rev. P.B. Brodie; reposited in the BMNH, USNM

• Purchased by British Museum in 1898. Some material given by Brodie to Mr. Lacoe, who donated it to the US National Museum.

Primary reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1915. British fossil insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 49:469-499 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 113956: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 07.08.2011, edited by Jered Karr and Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Dermaptera - Dermapteridae
Phanerogramma heeri Giebel 1856 earwig
Lacoe 3452 (USNM 61405)
 Orthoptera - Locustopsidae
Locustopsis cockerelli n. sp.2 Handlirsch 1939 grasshopper
USNM 3461 Lacoe coll.
 Orthoptera - Bintoniellidae
Bintoniella brodiei n. gen. n. sp.2
Bintoniella brodiei n. gen. n. sp.2 Handlirsch 1939 grasshopper
In. 6652,6661,6675,6766,6783,10578,10932,11080 (males), 3375,3383,6656,6770,6780,6784,10464,10479,10585,10933,10935 (females), 3384,6554,6659,6673,10463 (additional in Whalley, 1982)
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
Parelcana anglicana n. sp.2 Handlirsch 1939 grasshopper
BMNH I. 482 (labeled "Ephemera")
 Coleoptera -
Coleopteron sp.1 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
 Coleoptera - Coptoclavidae
Holcoptera schlotheimi6 Giebel 1856 beetle
BMNH I 3582
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
"Orthophlebia liassica" = Orthophlebia liassica4, "Orthophlebia communis" = Orthophlebia liassica, Protorthophlebia latipennis n. gen. n. sp.4
"Orthophlebia liassica" = Orthophlebia liassica4 Mantell 1844 scorpionfly
BMNH I 11236, I 6747, I 15021, I 3357, I 3368, I 6711, I 6749, I 6778, I 3357, I 6747, I 6748…plus 14 more
"Orthophlebia communis" = Orthophlebia liassica Mantell 1844 scorpionfly
Lacoe 3456, 3457, 3458 (USNM 61394)
Protorthophlebia latipennis n. gen. n. sp.4 Tillyard 1933 scorpionfly
BMNH I 11746 Brodie, 1898 collection
 Odonata - Liassophlebiidae
Liassophlebia sp.3 Tillyard 1925 damsel-dragonflies
BMNH I 11089 represents portion of abdomen Tillyard says could be either L. magnifica or L. hopei
Reptilia
 Ichthyosauria - Ichthyosauridae
Ichthyosaurus sp.5 Koenig 1818 ichthyosaur