Thorncombe Beacon, near Eype (Buckman thorncombiensis bed coll.) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 2.8° W: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 6.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Thorncombe Formation, Margaritatus (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• Thorncombiensis bed near the top of the Thorncombe Sands, top of Margaritatus zone according to Ager 1956.

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: D. V. Ager. 1954. The genus Gibbirhynchia in the British Domerian. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 65:25-51 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138201: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 06.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
"Tetrarhynchia thorncombiensis n. sp." = Gibbirhynchia thorncombiensis
"Tetrarhynchia thorncombiensis n. sp." = Gibbirhynchia thorncombiensis Buckman 1922