Bembridge marls, east end of Thorness Bay (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 1.3° W: paleocoordinates 49.2° N, 5.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bembridge Marls Member (Bouldnor Formation), Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• Upper part of 13r chron just above 1n interval

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified, argillaceous lime mudstone

• The Bembridge Marls were deposited in fresh-brackish water lakes and lagoons

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by W.P. Cockerell in 1920; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1926. Some Tertiary fossil insects. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Ninth Series 18:313-324 [C. Labandeira/C. Labandeira/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 129546: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 24.06.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Tropiduchidae
Myndus wilmattae n. sp. Cockerell 1926 planthopper