Grafton, Warwickshire (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.2° N, 1.8° W: paleocoordinates 38.5° N, 1.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• In this area, the insect bed is almost the lowest bed of the Lower Lias and overlies the White Lias (Rhaetian). The insect bed is either in the Rhaetian pre-Planorbis zone or lowestmost Hettangian Planorbis zone.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

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

Collection methods: core

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 113960: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 07.08.2011, edited by Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Orthoptera - Locustopsidae
"Gryllus bucklandi n. sp." = Locustopsis bucklandi
"Gryllus bucklandi n. sp." = Locustopsis bucklandi Brodie 1845 grasshopper
NHM I 3555
 Orthoptera - Bintoniellidae
Bintoniella brodiei n. gen.2 Handlirsch 1939 grasshopper
BMNH In. 6799, 10495, 11217
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Orthophlebia liassica1 Mantell 1844 scorpionfly
BMNH I 11258