Peckham (Caleb Evans coll) (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (51.5° N, 0.1° W: paleocoordinates 46.9° N, 2.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lambeth Group, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• Woolwich and Reading Beds

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithified claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Caleb Evans; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1920. Fossil arthropods in the British Museum, II. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Ninth Series 5:455-463 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140170: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Coleoptera - Elateridae
Elaterites palaeophilus n. sp. Cockerell 1920 click beetle
BMNH 1467
 Coleoptera - Curculionidae
? Ceutorhynchus eocenicus n. sp. Cockerell 1920 snout beetle
BMNH 14472 (Woolwich beds)