Vale of Aylesbury (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.8° N, 0.8° W: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 8.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Purbeck Group, Berriasian (145.0 - 139.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Rev. P.B. Brodie in 1840-1853; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: P. B. Brodie. 1845. A History of the Fossil Insects in the Secondary Rocks of England Accompanied by a Particular Account of the Strata in which they Occur, and of the Circumstances Connected with their Preservation 1-130 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 147346: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 07.07.2013, edited by Jered Karr

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Coleoptera - Elateridae
"Elater werneri n. sp." = Biadelater werneri
"Elater werneri n. sp." = Biadelater werneri Giebel 1856 click beetle
Specimen in pl 6, fig 7