Stone (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.8° N, 0.9° W: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 8.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Purbeck Group, Berriasian (145.0 - 139.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: peritidal; lithified lime mudstone

• Micritic limestone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138970: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 05.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Dicondylia -
Coleoptera indet. Linnaeus 1758 beetle
Coleopteron, Mantell, Geol. exe. Isl. Wight. 400. 1847