Wroxham Crag Formation (Mundesley Member) fauna (Pleistocene of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Mundesley Member fauna

Where: United Kingdom (52.6° N, 1.3° E: paleocoordinates 52.7° N, 1.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Mundesley Member (Wroxham Formation), Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• Correlate of the Colchester Formation and Bytham Member

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Geological data not reviewed in paper
• Interbedded sands and gravels with silt and clay laminations in its upper part

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 34982: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 22.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Definitely not representative; may include plant and non-invertebrate macrofossils. Based on taxa listed on p. 17
unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Myidae
"Mya truncata" = Mya (Mya) truncata
"Mya truncata" = Mya (Mya) truncata Linnaeus 1758 softshell clam
Gastropoda
 Valvatoidea - Valvatidae
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Arvicola sp. Lacépède 1799 vole
Listed as "Arvicola t. cantiana"