Apperley (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.0° N, 2.2° W: paleocoordinates 36.5° N, 0.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Langport Member (Lilstock Formation), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression

Collected by Brodie; 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 114643: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 18.08.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Pachymeridiidae
Pachymeridiidae "sp. 4"4 Handlirsch 1906 true bug
BMNH In 10947 Brodie Coll
 Hemiptera - Archegocimicidae
Britannicola senilis n. gen. n. sp.4
Britannicola senilis n. gen. n. sp.4 Popov et al. 1994 shore bug
Paratype BMNH In 10941; No locality given for holotype likely from here as well
 Dermaptera - Dermapteridae
Phanerogramma heeri3 Giebel 1856 earwig
NHMUK I.10943, 11254
 Coleoptera -
Coleopteron sp.2 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
 Coleoptera - Elateridae
"Elater vetustus n. sp." = Elaterophanes vetustus, "Elater socius n. sp." = Elaterophanes vetustus1
"Elater vetustus n. sp." = Elaterophanes vetustus Brodie 1845 click beetle
"Elater socius n. sp." = Elaterophanes vetustus1 Brodie 1845 click beetle
Specimen in pl 7, fig 2
 Coleoptera - Coptoclavidae
"Harpalus schlotheimi n. sp." = Holcoptera schlotheimi1, "Holcoelytrum giebeli n. sp." = Holcoptera giebeli2
"Harpalus schlotheimi n. sp." = Holcoptera schlotheimi1 Giebel 1856 beetle
Pl 6, fig 28 (NHMUK I.10783)
"Holcoelytrum giebeli n. sp." = Holcoptera giebeli2 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
Pl 10, fig 2 (NHMUK I.3581)
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Orthophlebia liassica5 Mantell 1844 scorpionfly
BMNH I 15006