Wainlode Cliff (Museum for Practical Geology coll) (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.9° N, 2.2° W: paleocoordinates 36.5° N, 0.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Avicula contorta other zone, Lias Group, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• Lower Lias

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, micaceous, pyritic, white sandstone

• European epicontinental seaway
• "a fissile, white, micaceous sandstone, sometimes acquiring a flinty hardness. The upper surface of the bed is ripple-marked..."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Museum of Practical Geology

Primary reference: G. A. Mantell. 1844. The Medals of Creation; or, First Lessions in Geology, and the Study of Organis Remains 1-1016 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 115220: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 31.08.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
"Panorpa liassica n. sp." = Orthophlebia liassica, "Orthophlebia simillima n. sp." = Orthophlebia liassica
"Panorpa liassica n. sp." = Orthophlebia liassica Mantell 1844 scorpionfly
MPG 4523, 4524, 4525, 4528, 4531, 4532, 30701, 30702, 30703, 30704
"Orthophlebia simillima n. sp." = Orthophlebia liassica Mantell 1844 scorpionfly