Wainlode Cliff (Brodie collection) (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

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 115222: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 31.08.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Dysmorphoptilidae
"Belostomum liasinum n. sp." = Dysmorphoptila liasina2
"Belostomum liasinum n. sp." = Dysmorphoptila liasina2 Giebel 1856 true bug
Specimen in pl 10, fig 13
 Hemiptera - Hylicellidae
Homopterites anglicus n. gen. n. sp.3
Homopterites anglicus n. gen. n. sp.3 Handlirsch 1906 true bug
Specimen of Belostoma in Brodie 1873 (p. 16)
 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
"Actinoblattula brodiei n. gen. n. sp." = Caloblattina liasina3
"Actinoblattula brodiei n. gen. n. sp." = Caloblattina liasina3 Giebel 1856 cockroach
Specimen in pl 8, fig 12
 Dermaptera - Dermapteridae
"Akicera heeri n. sp." = Phanerogramma heeri2, "Akicera frauenfeldi n. sp." = Phanerogramma heeri2
"Akicera heeri n. sp." = Phanerogramma heeri2 Giebel 1856 earwig
Specimen in pl 8, fig 17
"Akicera frauenfeldi n. sp." = Phanerogramma heeri2 Giebel 1856 earwig
Specimen in pl 8, fig 18
 Coleoptera -
Coleopteron sp.3 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
 Coleoptera - Elateridae
"Elater angulatus n. sp." = Mimelater angulatus2, Elaterophanes acutus n. sp.1, "Elaterophanes socius" = Elaterophanes vetustus1, "Elater vanus n. sp." = Anepismus vanus2, "Elater redtenbacheri n. sp." = Stenelytron redtenbacheri2
"Elater angulatus n. sp." = Mimelater angulatus2 Giebel 1856 click beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 25 ("Buprestidae or Elateridae")
Elaterophanes acutus n. sp.1 Cockerell 1915 click beetle
Lacoe 3438 (USNM 61401) coll Brodie
"Elaterophanes socius" = Elaterophanes vetustus1 Brodie 1845 click beetle
USNM Lacoe 3441, 3434, 3439 (USNM 61400) coll Brodie
"Elater vanus n. sp." = Anepismus vanus2 Giebel 1856 click beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 23 ("Buprestidae or Elateridae")
"Elater redtenbacheri n. sp." = Stenelytron redtenbacheri2 Giebel 1856 click beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 26 ("Buprestidae or Elateridae")
 Coleoptera -
Anhydrophilus brodiei1 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
USNM Lacoe 3443-3446, 3470 coll Brodie
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
"Orthophlebia liassica" = Orthophlebia liassica6, "Orthophlebia communis n. sp." = Orthophlebia liassica, "Orthophlebioides anglicus n. sp." = Orthophlebia anglica4
"Orthophlebia liassica" = Orthophlebia liassica6 Mantell 1844 scorpionfly
BMNH I 11252, I 10763, I 478, I 10764, 32688, I 969, I 11152
"Orthophlebia communis n. sp." = Orthophlebia liassica Mantell 1844 scorpionfly
BMNH I 3554
"Orthophlebioides anglicus n. sp." = Orthophlebia anglica4 Handlirsch 1939 scorpionfly
BMNH J. 478
 Trichoptera - Necrotauliidae
"Necrotaulius stigmaticus n. sp." = Austaulius furcatus6, "Necrotaulius apicalis n. sp." = Austaulius furcatus6, Necrotaulius sp.6
"Necrotaulius stigmaticus n. sp." = Austaulius furcatus6 Giebel 1856 caddisfly
BMNH I 11584 (locality given as W which probably means Wainlode)
"Necrotaulius apicalis n. sp." = Austaulius furcatus6 Giebel 1856 caddisfly
BMNH I 3081
Necrotaulius sp.6 Handlirsch 1906 caddisfly
BMNH I 11153, I 11574
 Dicondylia - Protomyrmeleontidae
Protomyrmeleon anglicanus n. gen. n. sp.5
Protomyrmeleon anglicanus n. gen. n. sp.5 Tillyard 1925 winged insect
BMNH I 10662