Yangshuwanzi, Ningcheng County (NIGP collection) (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Nei Mongol, China (41.4° N, 119.0° E: paleocoordinates 44.0° N, 120.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Yixian Formation (Jehol Group), Early/Lower Aptian (125.5 - 122.5 Ma)

• Equivalent to either the Jianshangou or the Dawangzhangzi beds (about 124-122 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the NIGPAS

Primary reference: B. Wang, H. C. Zhang, and Y. Fang. 2009. Paleogeographical distribution of Mesozoic Palaeontinidae (Insecta, Hemiptera) in China with description of new taxa. Acta Geologica Sinica 84:31-37 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 103654: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 31.01.2011, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Palaeontinidae
Ilerdocossus hui4 Ren et al. 1998 true bug
NIGP 154993
Ilerdocossus fengningensis4 Ren et al. 1998 true bug
NIGP 154990
Ilerdocossus dissidens n. sp.4 Li et al. 2018 true bug
NIGP 154989
Palaeontinodes sp. Martynov 1937 true bug
NIGP 149229
 Orthoptera - Prophalangopsidae
Pseudaboilus ningchengensis n. sp.8 Wang et al. 2018 hump-winged cricket
NIGP 164946
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
Panorpidium yixianensis n. sp.1 Fang et al. 2015 grasshopper
NIGP 159068, 159069
 Hymenoptera - Scoliidae
Sinoproscolia yangshuwanziensis n. gen. n. sp.11 Zhang et al. 2015 wasp
NIGP 159636
 Coleoptera - Eulichadidae
Cretasyne longa n. sp.10
Cretasyne longa n. sp.10 Yan et al. 2013 forest stream beetle
NIGP 154574
 Coleoptera - Lucanidae
Sinaesalus curvipes n. sp.7 Nikolajev et al. 2011 stag beetle
NIGP 152460
Sinaesalus tenuipes n. gen. n. sp.7 Nikolajev et al. 2011 stag beetle
NIGP 152457, 152458
Sinaesalus longipes n. sp.7 Nikolajev et al. 2011 stag beetle
NIGP 152459
 Coleoptera - Hybosoridae
Mesoceratocanthus tuberculifrons n. gen. n. sp.6 Nikolajev et al. 2010 scavenger scarab beetle
NIGP 151840
 Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae
Psammaegialia zebrina n. sp.5 Nikolajev et al. 2014 scarab beetle
NIGP 151868
Psammaegialia abdita n. gen. n. sp.5 Nikolajev et al. 2014 scarab beetle
NIGP 151867
 Coleoptera - Carabidae
Cretotetracha grandis n. gen. n. sp.13, Cretorabus rasnitsyni n. sp.9
Cretotetracha grandis n. gen. n. sp.13 Zhao et al. 2019 tiger beetle
NIGP 154997
Cretorabus rasnitsyni n. sp.9 Wang and Zhang 2011 ground beetle
NIGP 152464
 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
Brochocoleus sulcatus2 Tan et al. 2007 reticulated beetle
NIGP 154977
Brochocoleus impressus2 Ren 1995 reticulated beetle
NIGP 154976
Brochocoleus yangshuwanziensis n. sp.2 Jarzembowski et al. 2013 reticulated beetle
NIGP 154978
Cionocoleus olympicus n. sp.3 Jarzembowski et al. 2013 reticulated beetle
NIGP 154970
Cionocoleus cervicalis3 Tan et al. 2007 reticulated beetle
NIGP 154966, 154967
Cionocoleus magicus3 Ren 1995 reticulated beetle
NIGP 154964, 154965
Cionocoleus tanae n. sp.3 Jarzembowski et al. 2013 reticulated beetle
NIGP 154968
 Megaloptera - Corydalidae
Corydalidae indet.12 Leach 1815 dobsonfly
NIGP 154958
Actinopteri
 Acipenseriformes - Polyodontidae
Protopsephurus sp.14 Lu 1994 paddlefish
 Leptolepidiformes - Leptolepididae
Lycoptera sp.14 Müller 1847
Reptilia
 Testudines - Sinemydidae
Xiaochelys ningchengensis n. gen. n. sp.14
Xiaochelys ningchengensis n. gen. n. sp.14 Zhou and Rabi 2015 turtle
PMOL-AR00210 - holotype (articulated skeleton of a potentially juvenile or subadult individual obtained in two slabs)
Aves
 Pygostylia - Confuciusornithidae
Confuciusornis sp.14 Hou et al. 1995 bird
Reptilia
 Squamata -
Lacertilia indet.14 lizard
"lizards"