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Dinton, Vale of Wardour, Middle Purbeck (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.1° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 41.9° N, 7.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lulworth Formation (Purbeck Group), Middle Berriasian (145.5 - 140.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Rev. P.B. Brodie in 1840-1853; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: P. B. Brodie. 1845. A History of the Fossil Insects in the Secondary Rocks of England Accompanied by a Particular Account of the Strata in which they Occur, and of the Circumstances Connected with their Preservation 1-130 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 104008: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.02.2011, edited by Jered Karr

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