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Lower Lias (Brodie coll) (Triassic to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.0° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 1.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Rhaetian to Rhaetian (205.6 - 196.5 Ma)

• Brodie's material came from upper Rhaetian to lower Hettangian strata

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale and lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Rev. P.B. Brodie; reposited in the BMNH, USNM

• Purchased by British Museum in 1898. Some material given by Brodie to Mr. Lacoe, who donated it to the US National Museum.

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 124688: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 21.02.2012, edited by Jered Karr

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