Shin-Khuduk (PIN collection 3664) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Where: Mongolia (44.7° N, 107.9° E: paleocoordinates 46.2° N, 107.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shinekhudag Formation, Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• Also called "Shin-Khuduk" Formation

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified sandstone and lithified marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Primary reference: P. Vršanský. 2008. New blattarians and a review of dictyopteran assemblages from the Lower Cretaceous of Mongolia. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53(1):129-136 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 103655: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 31.01.2011, edited by Lindy Edwards and Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Saldidae
Baissotea popovi n. sp.8 Ryzhkova 2015 shore bug
PIN 3664/2150, 1812, 1854, 1876, 1940, 1946, 1948, 1958, 1961, 2131, 1813, 1818, 1887, 1907, and 20 others
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Vrtula sama n. gen. n. sp.
Vrtula sama n. gen. n. sp. Vršanský 2008 winged insect
 Orthoptera - Vitimiidae
Deinovitimia insolita3 Gorochov 1989 grasshopper
PIN 3664/2230 (Outcrop unspecified)
 Coleoptera - Buprestidae
Pseudomongoligena schinkhudukense n. gen. n. sp.1 Alexeev 2000 jewel beetle
PIN 3664/1320
 Coleoptera -
"Hydrophilopsia mongolica n. sp." = Laetopsia mongolica5
"Hydrophilopsia mongolica n. sp." = Laetopsia mongolica5 Ponomarenko 1987 water scavenger beetle
PIN 3664/1567 (Outcrop unspecified)
 Coleoptera - Trachypachidae
Eodromeus sulcatus n. sp.7 Ponomarenko 1989 false ground beetle
PIN 3664/1599
 Diptera - Eremochaetidae
? Eremochaetidae indet.4 Ussatchov 1968 fly
PIN 3664/2232
 Raphidioptera - Mesoraphidiidae
Alloraphidia petrosa6 Ponomarenko 1988 snakefly
PIN 3664/2231 (Outcrop unspecified)
 Odonata - Gomphaeschnidae
? Gomphaeschna aff. sibirica2 Bechly et al. 2001 true dragonfly
PIN 3664/436