Binton, Warwickshire (Tomes collection) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.2° N, 1.8° W: paleocoordinates 38.5° N, 1.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Blue Lias Formation, Planorbis (201.3 - 196.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray, cherty/siliceous shale and fine-grained, blue limestone

• hard, grey, cherty, shale

•"fine-grained blue limestone, dividing into thin slabs resembling the Solenhofen stone" Strickland, 1840

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by R.F. Tomes; reposited in the BMNH

• Purchased by British Museum in 1905

Primary reference: F. E. Zeuner. 1939. Fossil Orthoptera Ensifera 1-321 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123982: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.02.2012, edited by Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Protocoridae
Protocoris indistinctus n. sp.3 Popov et al. 1994 true bug
BMNH In 6722 from Tomes collection
 Orthoptera - Haglidae
Hagla gracilis Giebel 1856 hump-winged cricket
NHM I. 6696, 6717 (labeled "laminated beds"), 6662, 6666
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
"Elcana sp." = Panorpidium6
"Elcana sp." = Panorpidium6 Westwood 1854 grasshopper
on the same piece of rock as I 6769
 Coleoptera - Coptoclavidae
Holcoptera schlotheimi2 Giebel 1856 beetle
NHMUK I.6651, 6653, 6733, 6734, 6735, 6737, 6742, 6743, 10731, 6786, 11085, 10732, 10736, 6682/11077
 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
"Omma liassica" = Omma liassicum1
"Omma liassica" = Omma liassicum1 Crowson 1962 reticulated beetle
NHM I.6679
 Mecoptera - Liassophilidae
Liassophila hydromanicoides n. gen. n. sp.6 Tillyard 1933 scorpionfly
BMNH I 6650
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Orthophlebia pictipennis6 Tillyard 1933 scorpionfly
BMNH I 6753, 6769
 Odonata - Liassophlebiidae
Liassophlebia magnifica n. gen. n. sp.5
Liassophlebia magnifica n. gen. n. sp.5 Tillyard 1925 damsel-dragonflies
BMNH I 6648 (10462) part & counter part one coming from Tomes collection & other Brodie collection
 Odonata - Campterophlebiidae
"Diastatommites liassina" = Archithemis liassina5
"Diastatommites liassina" = Archithemis liassina5 Strickland 1840 dragonfly
BMNH I 6647, 33065(33066) both specimens from Tomes collection
Echinoidea
 Pedinoida - Pedinidae
"Hemipedina tomesii" = Diademopsis serialis4
"Hemipedina tomesii" = Diademopsis serialis4 Agassiz 1838 sea urchin