Wilmcote, Warwickshire Shrimp (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.2° N, 1.8° W: paleocoordinates 39.4° N, 6.2° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Lias Formation), Early/Lower Jurassic (201.3 - 174.1 Ma)

• Lower Lias from the "insect- bed" (Amm

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, fine-grained framestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: H. Woodward. 1888. On a New Species of Eger From the Lower Lias, of Wilmcote, Warwickshire. The Geological Magazine 5(9):385-387 [C. Schweitzer/L. Baltzly]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139749: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Lerin Baltzly on 17.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Aegeridae
Aeger brodiei Woodward 1888 decapod