Thorness Bay, Bembridge Marls, Isle of Wight (BMB coll) (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: Isle of Wight, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 49.2° N, 5.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bembridge Marls Formation, Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• Upper part of 13r chron just above 1n interval

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified, argillaceous lime mudstone

• The Bembridge Marls were deposited in fresh-brackish water lakes and lagoons

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by A.A. Mitchell, A. Ross, M.J. Warren

• Repository: Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton (BMB)

Primary reference: S. M. Klimaszewski and Y. A. Popov. 1993. New fossil hemipteran insects from southern England (Hemiptera: Psyllina + Coleorrhyncha). Annals of the Upper Silesian Museum, Entomology, Supplement 1:13-36 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 156628: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 28.05.2014

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Aphalaridae
Aphalaridae indet., "Plesioaphalara arcana n. gen. n. sp." = Proeurotica arcana, "Plesioaphalara inanima n. sp." = Proeurotica inanima, "? Plesioaphalara sp." = Proeurotica, "Plesioaphalara paulula n. sp." = Proeurotica paulula, "Palaeoaphalara media n. sp." = Carsidarina media, "Palaeoaphalara jarzembowskii n. gen. n. sp." = Carsidarina jarzembowskii, "? Palaeoaphalara sp." = Carsidarina, "Palaeoaphalara ampla n. sp." = Carsidarina ampla, Lapidopsylla sp., Lapidopsylla memoranda n. sp., Lapidopsylla thornessbaya n. gen. n. sp.
Aphalaridae indet. Loew 1879 jumping plant louse
BMB 018455 (BLS 327-34), 018456 (BLS 923), 018457/8 (BLS 1024)
"Plesioaphalara arcana n. gen. n. sp." = Proeurotica arcana Klimaszewski 1993 jumping plant louse
BMB 018433 (1423.X.91), 018434 (BLS 603a), 018435 (BLS 1112), 018436 (BL 1319), 018437 (BL 131), 018438 (BL 145), 018439 (IL 61)
"Plesioaphalara inanima n. sp." = Proeurotica inanima Klimaszewski 1993 jumping plant louse
BMB 018441 (BLS 381,X.91), 018442 (BLS 978)
"? Plesioaphalara sp." = Proeurotica Becker-Migdisova 1985 jumping plant louse
BMB 018449 (BLS 954), 018450 (BLS 1428)
"Plesioaphalara paulula n. sp." = Proeurotica paulula Klimaszewski 1993 jumping plant louse
BMB 018440 (BLS 732-32,X.91)
"Palaeoaphalara media n. sp." = Carsidarina media Klimaszewski 1993 jumping plant louse
BMB 018426/7 (IL 62a,b,VIII.91); 018428/9 (IL 6a); 018430 (BL 50)
"Palaeoaphalara jarzembowskii n. gen. n. sp." = Carsidarina jarzembowskii Klimaszewski 1993 jumping plant louse
BMB 018424/5 (IL 67a,b,XI.91)
"? Palaeoaphalara sp." = Carsidarina Becker-Migdisova 1985 jumping plant louse
BMB 018445/6 (BLS 696a), 018447/8 (IL 68a,b)
"Palaeoaphalara ampla n. sp." = Carsidarina ampla Klimaszewski 1993 jumping plant louse
BMB 018431 (BL 64a,b,XI.91)
Lapidopsylla sp. Klimaszewski 1993 jumping plant louse
BMB 018451 (BL 54), 018452 (BLS 459), 018453 (BLS 923)
Lapidopsylla memoranda n. sp. Klimaszewski 1993 jumping plant louse
BMB 018444 (BLG 23,VI.91)
Lapidopsylla thornessbaya n. gen. n. sp. Klimaszewski 1993 jumping plant louse
BMB 018443 (BLS 850-1,X.91)
 Odonata - Lestidae
Lestes aff. regina1 Theobald 1937 spread-winged damselfly
BMB 018808/9
Arachnida
 Araneae - Dictynidae
Vectaraneus yulei2 Selden 2001 spider
BMB 021960(1)