Shar-Teg, outcrop 441/4 (PIN collection 4270) (Jurassic of Mongolia)

Where: Mongolia (44.1° N, 95.8° E: paleocoordinates 46.1° N, 97.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sharteg Formation, Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified, fine-grained, gray claystone

• Early syn-rift phase (Graham et al., 2001); extensional stress field from collapse of Mongolia-Okhotsk orogenic belt (Wu, 2013).

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Joint Soviet Mongolian Paleontological Expedition in 1989; reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: A. A. Prokin, P. N. Petrov, B. Wang and A. G. Ponomarenko. 2013. New fossil taxa and notes on the Mesozoic evolution of Liadytidae and Dytiscidae (Coleoptera). Zootaxa 3666:137-159 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 152133: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.11.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Corixidae
Coryphocorixa zhangi5 Popov 2014 water boatman
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Elisama pterostigmata8 Vršanský 2004 winged insect
PIN 4270/1794
Blattula vidlickai8 Vršanský 2004 winged insect
PIN 4270/1793
 Hymenoptera - Praeaulacidae
Praeaulacus sharteg n. sp.6 Rasnitsyn 2008 wasp
PIN 4270/1544
Praeaulacus patiens n. sp.6 Rasnitsyn 2008 wasp
PIN 4270/1545
 Coleoptera - Liadytidae
Liadytes aspidytoides n. sp. Prokin et al. 2013 water scavenger beetle
PIN 4270/942
 Coleoptera - Leiodidae
Mesagyrtoides fulvus n. gen. n. sp.4
Mesagyrtoides fulvus n. gen. n. sp.4 Perkovsky 1999 round fungus beetle
PIN 4270/1033
 Coleoptera - Coptoclavidae
Timarchopsis ? longus5 Ponomarenko 2014 beetle
PIN 4270/982
 Coleoptera -
Caraboidea indet.5 Latreille 1802 beetle
PIN 4270/948
 Coleoptera - Carabidae
Protorabinae indet.5 Ponomarenko 1977 ground beetle
PIN 4270/949
 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
Notocupes brachycephalus5 Ponomarenko 1994 reticulated beetle
PIN 4270/888
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Orthophlebia shartegica3 Novokshonov and Sukatsheva 2003 scorpionfly
 Diptera - Anisopodidae
Mesorhyphus handlirschi2 Lukashevich 2012 wood gnat
PIN 4270/2165
 Diptera - Procramptonomyiidae
Procramptonomyia kovalevi2 Lukashevich 2012 fly
 Diptera - Tipulidae
Tipunia undata1 Lukashevich 2009 crane fly
PIN 4270/2097
 Neuroptera - Polystoechotidae
Frustumopsychops pectinatus n. gen. n. sp.5 Khramov 2014 giant lacewing
PIN 4270/1503
 Ephemerida - Mesonetidae
Clavineta cantabilis7 Sinitshenkova 1991 mayfly