Tunnel Cement Works, Aveley (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: Essex, United Kingdom (51.5° N, 0.2° E: paleocoordinates 47.0° N, 2.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: London Clay Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• Lower London Clay with Balanocrinus subbasaltiformis

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by D. Curry; 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 190867: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
Argyrotheca londinensis n. sp. Elliott 1954
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae