Alderton Hill Quarry (Brodie collection) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (52.0° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 7.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Toarcian (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; nodular limestone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by P.B. Brodie; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: J. Buckman. 1843. On the occurrence of the remains of insects in the Upper Lias of the county of Gloucester. Proceedings of the Geological Society of London 4:211-212 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 154307: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.02.2014, edited by Jered Karr

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Fulgoridiidae
Margaroptilon brodiei n. sp.1 Handlirsch 1906 planthopper
Specimen in pl 8, fig 10
 Blattaria - Raphidiomimidae
"Mesoblattina blakei n. sp." = Liadoblattina blakei3
"Mesoblattina blakei n. sp." = Liadoblattina blakei3 Scudder 1886 cockroach
NHM I.3574
 Mecoptera - Bittacidae
Protobittacus handlirschi n. sp.5 Tillyard 1933 hangingfly
BMNH I.11406
 Diptera - Limoniidae
"Liassotipula anglicana n. gen. n. sp." = Architipula anglicana5
"Liassotipula anglicana n. gen. n. sp." = Architipula anglicana5 Tillyard 1933 crane fly
BMNH I.11298, I 11272 all from Brodie, 1898
 Trichoptera - Necrotauliidae
"Necrotaulius pygmaeus n. sp." = Necrotaulius parvulus5
"Necrotaulius pygmaeus n. sp." = Necrotaulius parvulus5 Geinitz 1884 caddisfly
BMNH I.15014
 Neuroptera -
Archeosmylus alysius Whalley 1988 lacewing
BMNH I.11281
 Neuroptera - Prohemerobiidae
Prohemerobius aldertonensis n. sp.6, "Pterinoblattina intermixta n. sp." = Actinophlebia intermixta2, "Pterinoblattina curtisii n. sp." = Paractinophlebia curtisii6
Prohemerobius aldertonensis n. sp.6 Whalley 1988 lacewing
NHM I.11304
"Pterinoblattina intermixta n. sp." = Actinophlebia intermixta2 Scudder 1885 lacewing
NHM I.3577
"Pterinoblattina curtisii n. sp." = Paractinophlebia curtisii6 Scudder 1886 lacewing
NHM I.3585
 Odonata - Liassogomphidae
"Gomphites brodiei n. gen. n. sp." = Heterothemis brodiei4
"Gomphites brodiei n. gen. n. sp." = Heterothemis brodiei4 Brodie 1845 dragonfly
BMNH I 3552, I 11288 Both from Brodie Coll