Sudbury Formation fauna (Pleistocene of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Bytham Member fauna

Where: United Kingdom (52.1° N, 1.2° E: paleocoordinates 52.1° N, 1.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Bytham sands and gravels Member (Sudbury Formation), Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• Correlate of the Dobb's Plantation member of the Wroxham Crag Formation

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; unlithified, tabular, pebbly sandstone

• Geological data not reviewed in paper
• Tabular and trough cross-bedded gravelly sand with extensive channel structures

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Collection data not reviewed in paper

Primary reference: J. Rose, B. S. P. Moorlock, and R.J.O. Hamblin. 2001. Pre-Anglican fluvial and coastal deposits in Eastern England; lithostratigraphy and palaeoenvironments. Quaternary Internationat 79:5-22 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 34977: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 22.10.2003

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Taxonomic list

• Definitely not representative; may include plant and non-invertebrate macrofossils. Based on taxa mentioned in text on p. 16
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Macoma balthica Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam