Binton (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; limestone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: quarrying

Primary reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1925. The British Liassic Dragonflies. Fossil Insects, British Museum Natural History 1:1-40 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 114682: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 20.08.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• From Museum of Practical Geology
Insecta
 Orthoptera - Locustopsidae
Locustopsis lacoei n. sp.1 Cockerell 1915 grasshopper
USNM 3460 Lacoe coll (USNM 61390)
 Orthoptera - Protogryllidae
"Protogryllus magnus" = Protogryllus (Archaegryllodes) magnus3, "Protogryllus parallelus n. sp." = Protogryllus (Protogryllus) parallelus3
"Protogryllus magnus" = Protogryllus (Archaegryllodes) magnus3 Zeuner 1937 grasshopper
NHM I 10574
"Protogryllus parallelus n. sp." = Protogryllus (Protogryllus) parallelus3 Zeuner 1937 grasshopper
NHM I 10581, 10590
 Orthoptera - Gryllidae
Gryllidae "indet. 1"4 Laicharting 1781 true crickets
NHM I. 10580
 Orthoptera - Haglidae
Hagla gracilis4 Giebel 1856 hump-winged cricket
NHM I. 10582, 10586 (Brodie coll)
 Orthoptera -
Haglopsis brodiei n. sp.1 Cockerell 1915 grasshopper
Lacoe 3453 (USNM 61392)
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
"Elcana britannica n. sp." = Panorpidium liasina2
"Elcana britannica n. sp." = Panorpidium liasina2 Giebel 1856 grasshopper
geol. Institut zu Breslau Pl XXXIX fig 28
 Odonata - Heterophlebiidae
Heterophlebia buckmani Brodie 1845 dragonfly
MPG 30697, 30698, 30700