8 km north-east of Witney, near the village of Stonesfield (Brodie Coll) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom (51.9° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 41.3° N, 9.0° E)

When: Stonesfield Slate Member (Taunton Limestone Formation), Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: W. Buckland. 1838. On the discovery of a fossil wing of a neuropterous insect in the Stonesfield slate. Proceedings of the Geological Society of London 2:688 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138926: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 02.02.2013, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Coleoptera -
"Prionus ooliticus n. sp." = Kibdelia oolitica1, Adikia punctulata n. gen. n. sp.1, Katapiptus striolatus n. gen. n. sp.1, "Buprestis bucklandi n. sp." = Doggeria bucklandi2, Bucklandula striata n. gen. n. sp.1, Doggeriopsis stonesfieldiana n. gen. n. sp.1, Paradoggeria acuminata n. gen. n. sp.1, Pallax prevosti n. gen. n. sp.1
"Prionus ooliticus n. sp." = Kibdelia oolitica1 Brodie 1845 beetle
Hand Pl XLV fig 61
Adikia punctulata n. gen. n. sp.1 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
Hand Pl XLV fig 52
Katapiptus striolatus n. gen. n. sp.1 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
Hand Pl XLV fig 53
"Buprestis bucklandi n. sp." = Doggeria bucklandi2 Mantell 1844 beetle
Bucklandula striata n. gen. n. sp.1 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
Hand Pl XLV fig 45
Doggeriopsis stonesfieldiana n. gen. n. sp.1 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
Hand Pl XLV fig 43
Paradoggeria acuminata n. gen. n. sp.1 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
Hand Pl XLV fig 44
Pallax prevosti n. gen. n. sp.1 Handlirsch 1906 beetle
Hand Pl XLV fig 62
 Odonata - Isophlebiidae
Hemerobioides giganteus n. gen. n. sp.
Hemerobioides giganteus n. gen. n. sp. Westwood 1845 dragonfly