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

Also known as Greens Quarry UB 6911

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 above UB 7105

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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 38859: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 10.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Bosma and Insole, 1976 just adds additional specimens to taxa reported by Bosma, 1974
 Rodentia - Theridomyidae
Isoptychus fordi n. sp. rodent
isolated teeth
Isoptychus pseudosiderolithicus1 rodent
isolated teeth
Paradelomys quercyi1 rodent
P. quercyi quercyi, isolated teeth
Suevosciurus fraasi1 Major 1873 rodent
isolated teeth
 Rodentia - Pseudosciuridae
Treposciurus mutabilis1 Schmidt-Kittler 1970 rodent
T. mutabilis helveticus, m3, 2m1-2
 Rodentia - Gliridae
"Gliravus daamsi" = Schizogliravus daamsi3, Bransatoglis bahloi3, "Gliravus priscus" = Glamys priscus2
"Gliravus daamsi" = Schizogliravus daamsi3 Bosma and de Bruijn 1982 dormouse
isolated teeth
Bransatoglis bahloi3 Bosma and de Bruijn 1982 dormouse
isolated teeth
"Gliravus priscus" = Glamys priscus2 Stehlin and Schaub 1951 dormouse
isolated teeth