Thrupp House Farm, profile A, 9-14 cm (Pleistocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.7° N, 1.2° W: paleocoordinates 51.7° N, 1.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• Floodplain Terrace, late Devensian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; unlithified, pebbly, gray claystone

• Very dark grey clay mud with some isolated pebbles

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1973

Primary reference: M. M. Aalto, G. R. Coope, and P. L. Gibbard. 1984. Late Devensian river deposits beneath the floodplain terrace of the River Thames at Abingdon, Berkshire, England. Proceedings of the Geologists Association 95:65-79 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 164906: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.01.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Insecta
 Coleoptera - Byrrhidae
Syncalypta sp. Dillwyn 1829 pill beetle
Byrrhus sp. Linnaeus 1767 pill beetle
 Coleoptera - Dryopidae
Dryops sp. Olivier 1791 long toed water beetle
 Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae
Cercyon tristis Illiger 1801 water scavenger beetle
 Coleoptera - Staphylinidae
Aleocharinae indet. Fleming 1821 rove beetle
Stenus sp. Latreille 1796 rove beetle
 Coleoptera - Chrysomelidae
Donacia impressa Paykull 1799 leaf beetle
 Coleoptera - Curculionidae
"Notaris bimaculatus" = Tournotaris bimaculatus Fabricius 1787 snout beetle
Limnobaris pilistriata Stephens 1831 snout beetle
 Coleoptera - Brentidae
Apion sp. Herbst 1797 weevil
 Coleoptera - Carabidae
"Bembidion doris" = Bembidion (Trepanedoris) doris, "Dyschirius globosus" = Dyschiriodes globosus
"Bembidion doris" = Bembidion (Trepanedoris) doris Panzer 1797 ground beetle
"Dyschirius globosus" = Dyschiriodes globosus Herbst 1784 ground beetle
Charophyceae
 Charales - Characeae
Chara spp. Linnaeus 1753 stonewort
Liliopsida
 Alismatales - Alismatidae
Monocotyledoneae
 Alismales - Alismaceae
 Cyperales - Commelinidae
 Typhales - Commelinidae
Dicotyledonae
 Polygonales - Caryophyllidae
Magnoliopsida
 Ranunculales - Ranunculaceae
Carpolithus
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Carpolithus sp. Linnaeus 1768