Alderton Hill Quarry (Slatter collection) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.0° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 7.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Toarcian (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; nodular limestone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Slatter; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1933. The Panorpoid complex in the British Rhaetic and Lias. Fossil Insects, British Museum Natural History 3:1-79 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 115219: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 31.08.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

 Coleoptera -
Coleopteron sp.1 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
 Diptera - Limoniidae
Mesotipula slatteri2 Kopeć 2018 crane fly
BMNH I.3320
Grimmenia tillyardi n. sp.3 Kopeć et al. 2017 crane fly
NHM I.3328
 Neuroptera -
Archeosmylus alysius n. sp.5, "Archeosmylus complexus" = Archeosmylus complesus5
Archeosmylus alysius n. sp.5 Whalley 1988 lacewing
NHM I.3318 (Slatter coll)
"Archeosmylus complexus" = Archeosmylus complesus5 Whalley 1988 lacewing
NHM I.3315 (Slatter coll)
 Odonata - Heterophlebiidae
"Heterophlebia buckmani" = Heterophlebia buckmani4, "Heterophlebia dislocata" = Heterophlebia buckmani4
"Heterophlebia buckmani" = Heterophlebia buckmani4 Brodie 1845 dragonfly
NHM I.3317 (Slatter coll)
"Heterophlebia dislocata" = Heterophlebia buckmani4 Brodie 1845 dragonfly
BMNH I 3988