Birmingham Water Works, Trimpley (Devonian of the United Kingdom)

Where: Worcestershire, United Kingdom (52.4° N, 2.3° W: paleocoordinates 25.2° S, 8.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: St. Maughans Formation, Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• Downtonian zone I.9 (St. Maughans Formation based on geological map)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W.W. King in 1933; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: E. N. Kjellesvig-Waering. 1972. Brontoscorpio anglicus: a gigantic lower Paleozoic scorpion from central England. Journal of Paleontology 46:39-42 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 153545: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.12.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Scorpiones -
Brontoscorpio anglicus n. gen. n. sp.
Brontoscorpio anglicus n. gen. n. sp. Kjellesvig-Waering 1972 scorpion
BMNH In.31405 (counterparts 31403, 31404)