Forthampton (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: Pseudomonotis other zone, Cotham Member (Lilstock Formation), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• European epicontinental seaway

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Brodie in 1845; reposited in the BMNH

• Collected by Reverend Brodie in the mid-1800s and purchased by British Museum in 1898.

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 115223: 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 - Tettigarctidae
"Asilus ignotatus n. sp." = Liassocicada ignotatus
"Asilus ignotatus n. sp." = Liassocicada ignotatus Brodie 1845 hairy cicada
NHM In 3539
 Dermaptera - Dermapteridae
Phanerogramma heeri3 Giebel 1856 earwig
NHMUK I.10961, 11559
 Orthoptera -
Liadolocusta auscultans n. gen. n. sp.2
Liadolocusta auscultans n. gen. n. sp.2 Handlirsch 1906 grasshopper
Specimen in pl 9, fig 2
 Orthoptera - Protogryllidae
"Protogryllus grandis" = Protogryllus (Protogryllus) grandis8
"Protogryllus grandis" = Protogryllus (Protogryllus) grandis8 Zeuner 1937 grasshopper
NHM I 10663(10643)
 Orthoptera - Haglidae
"Hagla gracilis n. gen. n. sp." = Hagla gracilis1, "Hagla deleta n. sp." = Hagla gracilis1
"Hagla gracilis n. gen. n. sp." = Hagla gracilis1 Giebel 1856 hump-winged cricket
NHM I. 10508 (specimen in pl 8, fig 14)
"Hagla deleta n. sp." = Hagla gracilis1 Giebel 1856 hump-winged cricket
NHM 11561/11206 (specimen in pl 8, fig 3)
 Coleoptera - Chrysomelidae
"Chrysomela andraei n. sp." = Chrysomelopsis andraei1
"Chrysomela andraei n. sp." = Chrysomelopsis andraei1 Giebel 1856 leaf beetle
Specimen in pl 7, fig 7
 Coleoptera - Coptoclavidae
Holcoptera schlotheimi4 Giebel 1856 beetle
NHMUK I.11551
 Coleoptera -
"Telephorus haueri n. sp." = Pseudotelephorus haueri1, "Gyrinus natans n. sp." = Xenogyrinus natans
"Telephorus haueri n. sp." = Pseudotelephorus haueri1 Giebel 1856 beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 29
"Gyrinus natans n. sp." = Xenogyrinus natans Brodie 1845 beetle
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Orthophlebia liassica6 Mantell 1844 scorpionfly
BMNH I 10509, I 11684, I 10499
Orthophlebia pictipennis n. sp.6 Tillyard 1933 scorpionfly
BMNH I 11678
Orthophlebia confusa n. sp.7 Willmann 1977 scorpionfly
One of the O. liassica (originally O. communis) specimens
 Dicondylia -
Odonata indet.5 Fabricius 1793 dragonfly
BMNH I 11198 a large dragonfly head