Barrow-on-Soar (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.7° N, 1.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.2° N, 1.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Planorbis (201.3 - 196.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, argillaceous limestone and shale

• "Finely laminated argillaceous limestone alternating with shale, and abounding with remains of fish, crustaceans, saurians, plants, and sometimes insects." Woodward

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Edgell in 1863; reposited in the BMNH

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 115391: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 01.09.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Odonata - Campterophlebiidae
Petrophlebia anglicana n. gen. n. sp.
Petrophlebia anglicana n. gen. n. sp. Tillyard 1925 dragonfly
BMNH I 10494; has "Mr. Edgell, 1863" written on slab by Brodie