Tapnell Quarry, lower Bembridge Limestone, Isle of Wight (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 1.5° W: paleocoordinates 49.2° N, 5.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bembridge Limestone Formation, Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• a seam within the lower Bembridge Limestone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; white limestone and marl

• intercalated marl seam in limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: J. J. Hooker. 1994. Mammalian taphonomy and palaeoecology of the Bembridge Limestone Formation (Late Eocene, S. England). Historical Biology 8:49-69 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41653: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 19.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Theridomyidae
Isoptychus sp. Pomel 1853 rodent
 Rodentia - Gliridae
"Gliravus devoogdi" = Glamys devoogdi
"Gliravus devoogdi" = Glamys devoogdi Bosma and de Bruijn 1979 dormouse
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
Amphiperatherium "sp. A" Filhol 1879 marsupial
Amphiperatherium "sp. C" Filhol 1879 marsupial
 Artiodactyla - Anoplotheriidae
Anoplotherium cf. laurillardi Pomel 1851 even-toed ungulate