Medmerry Farm, Selsey, bed Fisher xvii (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: West Sussex, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 0.8° W: paleocoordinates 47.5° N, 4.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Selsey Sand Formation (Bracklesham Group), Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• Bed Fisher xvii ("Clibs"), uppermost unit in the Selsey Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, silty sandstone

• Very fine silty sand

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A.G. Davis; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: G. F. Elliott. 1954. New Brachiopoda from the Eocene of England, France and Africa. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Twelfth Series 7:721-728 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190865: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
"Terebratula" cogidumni n. sp. Elliott 1954
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Terebratulina edwardsi n. sp. Elliott 1954