Durlston Bay, Middle Purbeck, Swanage (BMNH collection) (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 7.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Durlston Formation, Late/Upper Berriasian (145.0 - 140.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: F. E. Zeuner. 1935. The Recent and fossil Prophalangopsidae (Saltatoria). Stylops 4:102-108 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 153649: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.01.2014, edited by Jered Karr

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Taxonomic list

 Orthoptera - Prophalangopsidae
Procyrtophyllites britannicus n. gen. n. sp. Zeuner 1935 hump-winged cricket
BMNH I. 19064 (coll. S.H. Beckles)
 Diptera -
"Pleciomyia pachygaster n. gen. n. sp." = Prohousea pachygaster2
"Pleciomyia pachygaster n. gen. n. sp." = Prohousea pachygaster2 Handlirsch 1939 unicorn fly
BMNH I.244 (coll. Mrs. Burnett, 1882)
 Odonata - Aeschnidiidae
Aeschnidium bubas1 Westwood 1854 small darner
BMNH I. 12281, 12292, 12293, 12294, 12516, 12529, 12537, 20568, 20572