Westbury-on-Severn (BRSMG collection) (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.8° N, 2.4° W: paleocoordinates 36.3° N, 0.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Westbury Shales Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• European epicontinental seaway

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by J.C. Pearce

• Repository: Bristol Museum & Art Gallery (BRSMG)

Primary reference: R. S. Kelly, A. J. Ross, and P. Davidson. 2017. Mesozoic Holcoptera (Coleoptera: Coptoclavidae) from England and the United States. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 128:659-674 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187761: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Coleoptera - Coptoclavidae
Holcoptera schlotheimi Giebel 1856 beetle
BRSMG Cd 1387