Where: England, United Kingdom (51.6° N, 2.6° W: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 0.8° E)
• coordinate stated in text
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Cotham Formation (Pernarth Group), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)
• "The Cotham Beds contain a "landscape marble" development and an insect bearing Eustheria bed, above a comparatively thin development of the Westbury Beds."
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithified, fine-grained, concretionary, stromatolitic, argillaceous limestone
•The specimens occur mainly in blocks of Rhaetian limestone from the top of the section.
Size class: mesofossils
Reposited in the BMNH, USNM
Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), mechanical,
• Repository: also at Yorkshire Museum, York
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 115246: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 31.08.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham
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