Selsey, bed Fisher 21 (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 21 (also called 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 D. Curry; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: G. F. Elliott. 1955. Additions to the British Eocene brachiopod fauna. Geological Magazine 92:168-172 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190872: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae