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Kimmeridge Bay (Etches collection) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 2.1° W: paleocoordinates 41.3° N, 7.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kimmeridge Clay Formation, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• Kimmeridge clay ranges into Lower Tithonian, but at Kimmeridge Bay locality it is only Kimmeridgian (Morgans-Bell et al., 2001).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: private collection of Steve Etches

Primary reference: G. Fleck and A. Nel. 2003. Revision of the Mesozoic family Aeschnidiidae (Odonata: Anisoptera). Zoologica 153:1-170 [M. Clapham/J. Karr] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 106418: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 15.03.2011

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