Lacey's Farm Quarry (lower), Isle of Wight (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Greens Quarry UB 7105

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 1.5° W: paleocoordinates 49.1° N, 5.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• Osborne beds occur between the Headon Beds and the Bembridge Limestone within the Hampshire Basin, part of the "Fluvio-marine Beds", this collection is approx. 2m below UB 6911

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; green, red claystone and concretionary, sandy marl

• clay (some beds laminated or mottled red/green) with interbedded marly limestone, sandy marl and arenaceous limestone (interpreted from strat column)

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: A. Bosma and A. N. Insole. 1972. Theridomyinae (Rodentia, Mammalia) from the Osborne Beds (Late Eocene), Isle of Wight, England. Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Series B: Palaeontology, Geology, Physics and Chemistry 75(2):133-144 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38858: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 10.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Theridomyidae
Isoptychus aquatilis rodent
isolated D4
Isoptychus fordi rodent
isolated M3