Qianqijia, Dashuangmiao township (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Nei Mongol, China (41.5° N, 118.9° E: paleocoordinates 44.1° N, 120.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• 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; tuffaceous, yellow siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the NIGPAS

Primary reference: B. Wang, H. Zhang, Y. Fang, D. Wang, and S. Ji. 2008. New data on Cretaceous Palaeontinidae (Insecta: Hemiptera) from China. Cretaceous Research 29:551-560 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 106347: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 10.03.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Palaeontinidae
Miracossus ingentius Ren et al. 1998 true bug
 Coleoptera - Eulichadidae
Cretasyne longa Yan et al. 2013 forest stream beetle
NIGP 154575
Cretasyne lata Yan et al. 2013 forest stream beetle
NIGP 154573