Sample F3, Peng Chau island (Paleocene of China)

Also known as Tung Ping Chau

Where: Hong Kong, China (22.6° N, 114.4° E: paleocoordinates 23.8° N, 110.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ping Chau Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified siltstone

• Half-graben style basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the NIGPAS

Primary reference: Q. B. Lin and C. M. Lee. 1997. Early Tertiary insects from Peng Chau, Hong Kong. Palaeontology and Stratigraphy of Hong Kong 1:185-199 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 173070: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.09.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Blaberidae
Diploptera sp. Saussure 1864 giant cockroach
NIGP 128285