Boulder Clay in Hertfordshire (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (51.8° N, 0.1° W: paleocoordinates 42.5° N, 9.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Ampthill Clay Formation, Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone and mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by R. May

Primary reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1923. Tarsophlebiopsis mayi n.g. et n.sp., a Dragon-fly, found in the body-chamber of a Corallian Ammonite. Geological Magazine 60(4):146-152 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139663: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 15.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

• Specimen was found in Body Chamber of Ammonite
Insecta
 Dicondylia - Tarsophlebiidae
"Tarsophlebiopsis mayi n. gen. n. sp." = Tarsophlebia eximia
"Tarsophlebiopsis mayi n. gen. n. sp." = Tarsophlebia eximia Hagen 1862 winged insect
Specimen was found in Body Chamber of Ammonite
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae