Durlston Bay, Middle Purbeck, Swanage (Brodie collection) (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Durdlestone Bay

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 7.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Durlston Formation, Late/Upper Berriasian (145.0 - 140.2 Ma)

• Most from the "Pecten and Corbula bed", no. 31 of Mr. Austen, with a few from bed no. 58.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression

Collected by Rev. P.B. Brodie; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: J. O. Westwood. 1854. Contributions to fossil entomology. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 10:378-396 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117342: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 19.09.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Archijassidae
"Cicadellium psocus n. sp." = Purbecellus psocus, "Cercopidium telesphorus n. sp." = Purbecellus psocus, Cicadellium dipsas n. sp.
"Cicadellium psocus n. sp." = Purbecellus psocus Westwood 1854 true bug
Hand Pl LI fig 33
"Cercopidium telesphorus n. sp." = Purbecellus psocus Westwood 1854 true bug
Cicadellium dipsas n. sp. Westwood 1854 true bug
 Blattodea -
"Blattoidea indet." = Blattodea3
"Blattoidea indet." = Blattodea3 Latreille 1810 cockroach
Neuropterous in Pl 15, fig 24
 Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae
"? Rithma minima n. sp." = Mesoblattina minima5, "Blatta elongata n. sp." = Mesoblattina elongata1, "Blattina anceps n. sp." = Mesoblattina anceps1, "Rithma ramificata n. sp." = Mesoblattina ramificata1, Blattidium molossus n. sp.
"? Rithma minima n. sp." = Mesoblattina minima5 Scudder 1886 cockroach
Pl 15, fig 14 (uppermost and left-hand of two lowest objects)
"Blatta elongata n. sp." = Mesoblattina elongata1 Giebel 1856 cockroach
Blattidae in Pl 15, fig 23
"Blattina anceps n. sp." = Mesoblattina anceps1 Giebel 1856 cockroach
Neuropterous in Pl 15, fig 21 [sic - fig 22?]
"Rithma ramificata n. sp." = Mesoblattina ramificata1 Giebel 1856 cockroach
Blattidae in Pl 15, fig 20
Blattidium molossus n. sp. Westwood 1854 cockroach
 Orthoptera - Baissogryllidae
Sharategia davisi2 Gorochov et al. 2006 grasshopper
NHM I. 12235 / I.3969 (Cimicidae in pl 15, fig 25 of Westwood)
 Orthoptera - Prophalangopsidae
Termitidium ignotum n. gen. n. sp.
Termitidium ignotum n. gen. n. sp. Westwood 1854 hump-winged cricket
NHM I. 11955
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
"Panorpidium tesselatum n. gen. n. sp." = Panorpidium tessellatum
"Panorpidium tesselatum n. gen. n. sp." = Panorpidium tessellatum Westwood 1854 grasshopper
NHM I.3982/I.12262
 Coleoptera -
Diaperidium mithrax n. sp. Westwood 1854 beetle
Buprestium gorgus n. sp. Westwood 1854 beetle
 Diptera - Rhagionidae
Simulidium priscum n. gen. n. sp.
Simulidium priscum n. gen. n. sp. Westwood 1854 snipe fly
 Diptera - Procramptonomyiidae
Procramptonomyia marianna n. sp.4 Krzemiński and Krzemińska 1994 fly
BMNH I.12245
 Diptera -
Cecidomium grandaevum n. gen. n. sp.
Cecidomium grandaevum n. gen. n. sp. Westwood 1854 fly
Hand Pl LI fig 13
 Trichoptera - Necrotauliidae
"Mesotrichopteridium purbeckianum n. sp." = Pteromixanum purbeckianum3
"Mesotrichopteridium purbeckianum n. sp." = Pteromixanum purbeckianum3 Handlirsch 1906 caddisfly
NHM I 3968 (Trichoptera in Pl 15, fig 14, specimen 2)
 Neuroptera - Psychopsidae
"Blatta pluma n. sp." = Pterinoblattina pluma1
"Blatta pluma n. sp." = Pterinoblattina pluma1 Giebel 1856 silky lacewing
NHM I 3968 (Brodie coll. 1898)
 Odonata - Aeschnidiidae
Aeschnidium bubas n. gen. n. sp.
Aeschnidium bubas n. gen. n. sp. Westwood 1854 small darner