Lyme Regis, Blue Lias-clay (Marder collection) (Jurassic to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 2.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 3.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hettangian to Hettangian (201.3 - 189.6 Ma)

• Exact stratigraphic position not stated

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, blue, muddy claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J.W. Marder; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: chemical

Primary reference: H. Woodward. 1866. On a New Crustacean (Aeger marderi H. W.), from the Lias of Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire. The Geological Magazine 3:10-13 [C. Schweitzer/L. Baltzly/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139751: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Lerin Baltzly on 17.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Aegeridae
Aeger marderi Woodward 1866 decapod
 Decapoda - Palinuridae
Palinurina longipes3 Munster 1839 spiny lobster
 Decapoda - Coleiidae
Coleia brodiei2 Woodward 1866 decapod
 Decapoda - Litogastroidae
 Decapoda - Glypheidae
Trachysoma heeri3 Oppel 1861 decapod