Gloucester (BMNH coll) (Triassic to of the United Kingdom)

Where: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (51.9° N, 2.1° W: paleocoordinates 36.8° N, 1.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rhaetian to Rhaetian (208.5 - 199.3 Ma)

• "Lower Lias"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the BMNH

• Likely part of Brodie's collection

Primary reference: A. Handlirsch. 1939. Neue Untersuchungen über die fossilen Insekten mit Ergänzungen und Nachträgen sowie Ausblicken auf phylogenetische, palaeogeographische und allgemein biologische Probleme. II Teil. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 49:1-240 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139593: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
? Parelcana dubia n. sp., "Elcana angustior n. sp." = Panorpidium liasina
? Parelcana dubia n. sp. Handlirsch 1939 grasshopper
BMNH 32689
"Elcana angustior n. sp." = Panorpidium liasina Giebel 1856 grasshopper
BMNH J. 481
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
"Orthophlebioides stigmaticus n. sp." = Orthophlebia stigmatica, "Orthophlebioides furcatus n. sp." = Orthophlebia furcata, "Orthophlebioides parvulus n. sp." = Orthophlebia parvula, Orthophlebia laesa n. sp., Orthophlebia nana n. sp.
"Orthophlebioides stigmaticus n. sp." = Orthophlebia stigmatica Handlirsch 1939 scorpionfly
BMNH J. 32688
"Orthophlebioides furcatus n. sp." = Orthophlebia furcata Handlirsch 1939 scorpionfly
BMNH J. 59256 (same # as O. parvulus)
"Orthophlebioides parvulus n. sp." = Orthophlebia parvula Handlirsch 1939 scorpionfly
BMNH J. 59256 (same # as O. furcatus)
Orthophlebia laesa n. sp. Handlirsch 1939 scorpionfly
BMNH J. 59257 (figured in Westwood, pl 8, fig 9)
Orthophlebia nana n. sp. Handlirsch 1939 scorpionfly
BMNH J. 986