Smokejacks Brickworks (BMNH collection) (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: Surrey, United Kingdom (51.1° N, 0.4° W: paleocoordinates 41.4° N, 10.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Weald Clay Formation), Early/Lower Barremian (130.0 - 125.5 Ma)

• Below BGS bed 5c

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: pond; lithified, concretionary, sandy claystone

• "quiet, low-energy nature of...environment"; "non-marine origin." "fluvial and/or mudplain environment with areas of shallow water, lagoons and marsh"; "A temporary, shallow body of water on a marshy floodplain."

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. A. Legalov and E. A. Jarzembowski. 2017. First record of a weevil (Coleoptera: Nemonychidae) from the Lower Cretaceous (Wealden) of southern England. Cretaceous Research 82:104-108 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189915: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.11.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Palaeontinidae
Valdicossus mikewebsteri n. sp.2 Li et al. 2019 true bug
 Coleoptera - Nemonychidae
Oxycorynoides (Oxycorynoides) bucklowae n. sp. Legalov and Jarzembowski 2017 pine flower snout beetle
NHMUK II.3102 (field no. S3073)
 Ephemeroptera -
Schistonotorum wallisi n. sp.1 Jarzembowski and Wang 2019 mayfly
NHMUK PI II.3110 [S4033] a, b