Hondelage, Braunschweig (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (52.3° N, 10.6° E: paleocoordinates 41.6° N, 17.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Posidonia Shale Formation, Early/Lower Toarcian (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: A. Bode. 1953. Die Insektenfauna des Ostniedersachsischen Oberen Lias. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 103:1-375 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 105002: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.02.2011, edited by Jered Karr and Zachary Newman

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Fulgoridiidae
Elasmoscelidium venulosum Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium violatum Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium tenuimaculatum Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium gottingense Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium incurvatum Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium praeobtusum Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium raromaculatum Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium cubitofurcatum Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium basilaesum Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium hondelanum Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium fabri Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium radioramosum Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium hildesheimense Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium symmetricum Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium latius Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium posidonicum Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium silvaticum Bode 1953 planthopper
"Fulgoridium (Procerofulgoridium) verticillatum" = Procerofulgoridium verticillatum Bode 1953 planthopper
"Fulgoridium (Conofulgoridium) antennatum" = Conofulgoridium antennatum Bode 1953 planthopper
"Tetragonidium paeneparallelum" = Tetrafulgoria paeneparallelum Bode 1953 planthopper
"Fulgoridium (Productofulgoridium) incisum" = Productofulgoridium incisum Bode 1953 planthopper
Margaroptilon formosum Bode 1953 planthopper
Margaroptilon paucisinuatum Bode 1953 planthopper
Margaroptilon detruncatum Bode 1953 planthopper
Margaroptilon procerum Bode 1953 planthopper
"Fulgoridium (Compactofulgoridium) decapitatum" = Compactofulgoridium decapitatum Bode 1953 planthopper
"Fulgoridium (Compactofulgoridium) concameratum" = Compactofulgoridium concameratum Bode 1953 planthopper
"Fulgoridium (Compactofulgoridium) paenintegrum" = Compactofulgoridium paenintegrum Bode 1953 planthopper
 Hemiptera - Tettigarctidae
Liassocicada antecedens Bode 1953 hairy cicada
 Hemiptera - Procercopidae
Procercopis completa Bode 1953 froghopper
Procercopis debilis Bode 1953 froghopper
 Hemiptera - Pachymeridiidae
Ischnocoris bitoratus Bode 1953 true bug
Mesomphalocoris obtusus Bode 1953 true bug
Euraspidium granulosum Bode 1953 true bug
Trachycoris abbreviatus Bode 1953 true bug
 Hemiptera - Corixidae
"Acromocoris angustus" = Acromocoris angustus, "Dichaspis laesa" = Acromocoris angustus
"Acromocoris angustus" = Acromocoris angustus Bode 1953 water boatman
"Dichaspis laesa" = Acromocoris angustus Bode 1953 water boatman
 Hemiptera - Archegocimicidae
Macropterocoris obtusus Bode 1953 shore bug
Entomecoris morator Bode 1953 shore bug
Entomecoris major Bode 1953 shore bug
Ophthalmocoris liassicus Bode 1953 shore bug
 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
"Palmoblattina gottingensis n. gen. n. sp." = Caloblattina mathildae, "Polyphleboblatta tenuis n. gen. n. sp." = Caloblattina mathildae, "Apistoblattula convexa n. gen. n. sp." = Caloblattina mathildae, "Mesoblattina grandis n. sp." = Caloblattina mathildae
"Palmoblattina gottingensis n. gen. n. sp." = Caloblattina mathildae Geinitz 1883 cockroach
"Polyphleboblatta tenuis n. gen. n. sp." = Caloblattina mathildae Geinitz 1883 cockroach
"Apistoblattula convexa n. gen. n. sp." = Caloblattina mathildae Geinitz 1883 cockroach
"Mesoblattina grandis n. sp." = Caloblattina mathildae Geinitz 1883 cockroach
 Phasmatodea - Aerophasmidae
"Chresmodella integra n. gen. n. sp." = Schesslitziella integra, Chresmodella lacerata n. sp., Chresmodella convoluta n. sp.
"Chresmodella integra n. gen. n. sp." = Schesslitziella integra Bode 1953 stick insect
Chresmodella lacerata n. sp. Bode 1953 stick insect
Chresmodella convoluta n. sp. Bode 1953 stick insect
 Orthoptera -
Prophilaenites hondelagensis Bode 1953 grasshopper
 Orthoptera - Protogryllidae
Protogryllus multoramosus n. sp. Bode 1953 grasshopper
Protogryllus multovenosus n. sp. Bode 1953 grasshopper
Protogryllus laceratus n. sp. Bode 1953 grasshopper
Protogryllus foliolum n. sp. Bode 1953 grasshopper
Protogryllus implicatus n. sp. Bode 1953 grasshopper
Protogryllus fissus n. sp. Bode 1953 grasshopper
 Orthoptera -
Liassogrylloides basifastigatus n. gen. n. sp. Bode 1953 grasshopper
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
"Elcana prominens" = Panorpidium media, "Elcana roemermusei n. sp." = Panorpidium geinitzi, "Elcana retrolaesa n. sp." = Panorpidium geinitzi, "Elcana cf. rotundata" = Panorpidium geinitzi, "Elcana striata n. sp." = Panorpidium geinitzi, "Elcana minima" = Panorpidium minima, "Elcana praetruncata n. sp." = Panorpidium minima
"Elcana prominens" = Panorpidium media Handlirsch 1906 grasshopper
"Elcana roemermusei n. sp." = Panorpidium geinitzi Heer 1880 grasshopper
"Elcana retrolaesa n. sp." = Panorpidium geinitzi Heer 1880 grasshopper
"Elcana cf. rotundata" = Panorpidium geinitzi Heer 1880 grasshopper
"Elcana striata n. sp." = Panorpidium geinitzi Heer 1880 grasshopper
"Elcana minima" = Panorpidium minima Handlirsch 1906 grasshopper
"Elcana praetruncata n. sp." = Panorpidium minima Handlirsch 1906 grasshopper
 Coleoptera -
Diplothece scissa Bode 1953 beetle
Trichelepturgetes procerus Bode 1953 beetle
Diachoristes collinus Bode 1953 beetle
Eusarcantarus compactus Bode 1953 beetle
Brachytrachelites striatus Bode 1953 beetle
Trochmalus compressus Bode 1953 beetle
Mesotylites marginatus Bode 1953 beetle
Diatrypamene excavata Bode 1953 beetle
Proheuristes striatus Bode 1953 beetle
Episcepes rotundatus Bode 1953 beetle
 Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae
"Hexameristus inflatus" = Aposphinctus striatus
"Hexameristus inflatus" = Aposphinctus striatus Bode 1953 water scavenger beetle
 Coleoptera -
Opiselleipon gravis Bode 1953 scarab beetle
Melanocantharis bicornuta Bode 1953 beetle
Apiopyrenides trigeminus Bode 1953 beetle
"Ooides denudatus" = Ooidellus denudatus Bode 1953 beetle
"Loxoncus procerus" = Amphoxyne minuta Bode 1953 beetle
 Coleoptera - Coptoclavidae
"Barycephalus nudatus" = Amblycephalonius tenuistriatus
"Barycephalus nudatus" = Amblycephalonius tenuistriatus Bode 1953 beetle
 Coleoptera - Trachypachidae
"Cyphospheron virgatus" = Prosynactus gracilis, "Rhabdotus cingulatus" = Prosynactus gracilis, "Trigonocephalites sulcatus" = Prosynactus scissus, "Trapezotrachelus longus" = Prosynactus scissus, "Dysmorphus molestus" = Prosynactus procerus
"Cyphospheron virgatus" = Prosynactus gracilis Bode 1953 false ground beetle
"Rhabdotus cingulatus" = Prosynactus gracilis Bode 1953 false ground beetle
"Trigonocephalites sulcatus" = Prosynactus scissus Bode 1953 false ground beetle
"Trapezotrachelus longus" = Prosynactus scissus Bode 1953 false ground beetle
"Dysmorphus molestus" = Prosynactus procerus Bode 1953 false ground beetle
 Coleoptera -
"Eurynotus brevicollis" = Eurynotellus brevicollis Bode 1953 beetle
Diphymation corrosum Bode 1953 beetle
Ooperiglyptus contractus Bode 1953 beetle
Gastrodelus decapitatus Bode 1953 beetle
"Auchenophorus sculpturatus" = Auchenophorites sculpturatus Bode 1953 beetle
"Dicyphus concameratus" = Dicyphelus concameratus Bode 1953 beetle
Macrotrachelites longus Bode 1953 beetle
Entomocantharus convexus Bode 1953 beetle
Leptomites procerus Bode 1953 beetle
Oxycephalites curculioides Bode 1953 beetle
Loxocamarotus virgatus Bode 1953 beetle
Tetragonides magnus Bode 1953 beetle
Sphaericites concameratus Bode 1953 beetle
"Pedinosoma detectum" = Parnosoma detectum Bode 1953 beetle
 Mecoptera - Bittacidae
"Auxobittacus praeacutus" = Mesobittacus clavaeformis, "Protobittacus pediculatus" = Mesobittacus minutus, "Polydicrobittacus lingula" = Parabittacus lingula, Pleobittacus retroflexus, Protobittacus arculatus, "Metaxybittacus vittatus" = Neorthophlebia maculipennis
"Auxobittacus praeacutus" = Mesobittacus clavaeformis Bode 1953 hangingfly
"Protobittacus pediculatus" = Mesobittacus minutus Handlirsch 1939 hangingfly
"Polydicrobittacus lingula" = Parabittacus lingula Bode 1953 hangingfly
Pleobittacus retroflexus Bode 1953 hangingfly
Protobittacus arculatus Bode 1953 hangingfly
"Metaxybittacus vittatus" = Neorthophlebia maculipennis Handlirsch 1906 hangingfly
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Orthophlebia compacta, Orthophlebia latipennisimilis, "Orthophlebia diminuta" = Orthophlebia (Dolichophlebia) diminuta, "Synorthophlebia speciosa" = Orthophlebia speciosa, "Synorthophlebia obtusa" = Mesopanorpa obtusa, "Orthophlebia (Mesopanorpa) formosa" = Mesopanorpa formosa
Orthophlebia compacta Bode 1953 scorpionfly
Orthophlebia latipennisimilis Bode 1953 scorpionfly
"Orthophlebia diminuta" = Orthophlebia (Dolichophlebia) diminuta Bode 1953 scorpionfly
"Synorthophlebia speciosa" = Orthophlebia speciosa Bode 1953 scorpionfly
"Synorthophlebia obtusa" = Mesopanorpa obtusa Bode 1953 scorpionfly
"Orthophlebia (Mesopanorpa) formosa" = Mesopanorpa formosa Bode 1953 scorpionfly
 Diptera -
Liassonympha minuta Bode 1953 fly
 Diptera - Limoniidae
"Paratipula ptychopteraeformis" = Architipula ptychopteraeformis
"Paratipula ptychopteraeformis" = Architipula ptychopteraeformis Bode 1953 crane fly
 Diptera - Ptychopteridae
"Proptychoptera minor" = Eoptychoptera simplex, "Metaxybittacus eximius" = Eoptychoptera eximia, "Palaeolimnobia maculosa" = Eoptychoptera eximia
"Proptychoptera minor" = Eoptychoptera simplex Handlirsch 1906 phantom crane fly
"Metaxybittacus eximius" = Eoptychoptera eximia Bode 1953 phantom crane fly
"Palaeolimnobia maculosa" = Eoptychoptera eximia Bode 1953 phantom crane fly
 Trichoptera - Necrotauliidae
"Necrotaulius marginatus" = Necrotaulius parvulus
"Necrotaulius marginatus" = Necrotaulius parvulus Geinitz 1884 caddisfly
 Raphidioptera - Priscaenigmatidae
Hondelagia reticulata Bode 1953 snakefly
 Neuroptera -
"Glottidia multivenosa" = Glottopteryx multivenosa
"Glottidia multivenosa" = Glottopteryx multivenosa Bode 1953 lacewing
 Neuroptera - Panfiloviidae
"Panfilovia fasciata n. sp." = Epipanfilovia fasciata3
"Panfilovia fasciata n. sp." = Epipanfilovia fasciata3 Ponomarenko 1995 lacewing
 Neuroptera - Psychopsidae
Actinoptilon violatum Bode 1953 silky lacewing
 Neuroptera - Osmylopsychopidae
Mesopsychopsis liasina Bode 1953 lacewing
 Neuroptera - Prohemerobiidae
"Prohemerobius sexfasciatus" = Prohemerobius prodromus, "Prohemerobius quatuorpictus" = Prohemerobius quatuorpictus, "Prohemerobius obliquevirgatus" = Prohemerobius quatuorpictus, "Prohemerobius septemvirgatus" = Prohemerobius septemvirgatus, "Prohemerobius dispar" = Prohemerobius septemvirgatus, "Prohemerobius succisus" = Prohemerobius septemvirgatus, Liassopsychops curvata, Actinophlebia sp., "Ooidia abscissa" = Actinophlebia abscissa, "Prohemerobius angulatus" = Parhemerobius dilatatus, "Trichophlebia multostriata" = Parhemerobius multostriatus, Stenoteleuta lingulaeformis, Paractinophlebia tenuis, "Prohemerobius acutus" = Paractinophlebia acuta
"Prohemerobius sexfasciatus" = Prohemerobius prodromus Handlirsch 1906 lacewing
"Prohemerobius quatuorpictus" = Prohemerobius quatuorpictus Bode 1953 lacewing
"Prohemerobius obliquevirgatus" = Prohemerobius quatuorpictus Bode 1953 lacewing
"Prohemerobius septemvirgatus" = Prohemerobius septemvirgatus Bode 1953 lacewing
"Prohemerobius dispar" = Prohemerobius septemvirgatus Bode 1953 lacewing
"Prohemerobius succisus" = Prohemerobius septemvirgatus Bode 1953 lacewing
Liassopsychops curvata Bode 1953 lacewing
Actinophlebia sp. Handlirsch 1906 lacewing
"Ooidia abscissa" = Actinophlebia abscissa Bode 1953 lacewing
"Prohemerobius angulatus" = Parhemerobius dilatatus Bode 1953 lacewing
"Trichophlebia multostriata" = Parhemerobius multostriatus Bode 1953 lacewing
Stenoteleuta lingulaeformis Bode 1953 lacewing
Paractinophlebia tenuis Bode 1953 lacewing
"Prohemerobius acutus" = Paractinophlebia acuta Bode 1953 lacewing
 Neuroptera - Osmylidae
Mesosmylina exornata Bode 1953 lance lacewing
 Reculida - Geinitziidae
Roemerula maculosa n. gen. n. sp., Geinitzia perlaesa n. sp., "Geinitzia varia n. sp." = Geinitzia varia1, "Hannoptera promota n. gen. n. sp." = Geinitzia varia, Geinitzia superaucta n. sp.
Roemerula maculosa n. gen. n. sp. Bode 1953 winged insect
Geinitzia perlaesa n. sp. Bode 1953 winged insect
"Geinitzia varia n. sp." = Geinitzia varia1 Bode 1953 winged insect
"Hannoptera promota n. gen. n. sp." = Geinitzia varia Bode 1953 winged insect
Geinitzia superaucta n. sp. Bode 1953 winged insect
 Odonata - Myopophlebiidae
Strongylogomphus grasselianus, "Myopophlebia libera" = Myopophlebia libera, "Myopophlebia ligata n. gen. n. sp." = Myopophlebia libera, "Myopophlebia inexpleta n. sp." = Myopophlebia libera, "Liadothemis wunnenbergi" = Paraheterophlebia wunnenbergi
Strongylogomphus grasselianus Bode 1953 dragonfly
"Myopophlebia libera" = Myopophlebia libera Bode 1953 dragonfly
"Myopophlebia ligata n. gen. n. sp." = Myopophlebia libera Bode 1953 dragonfly
"Myopophlebia inexpleta n. sp." = Myopophlebia libera Bode 1953 dragonfly
"Liadothemis wunnenbergi" = Paraheterophlebia wunnenbergi Bode 1953 dragonfly
 Odonata - Heterophlebiidae
Plagiophlebia praecostarea, "Heterophlebia buckmani" = Heterophlebia buckmani, "Heterophlebia proxima" = Heterophlebia buckmani
Plagiophlebia praecostarea Bode 1953 dragonfly
"Heterophlebia buckmani" = Heterophlebia buckmani Brodie 1845 dragonfly
"Heterophlebia proxima" = Heterophlebia buckmani Brodie 1845 dragonfly
 Odonata - Liassogomphidae
"Gomphites brodiei" = Heterothemis brodiei, "Gomphites (? Palaeogomphus) aranea" = Phthitogomphus angulatus, "Proinogomphus bodei n. gen. n. sp." = Proinogomphus bodei, "Proinogomphus bicellatus n. sp." = Proinogomphus bodei, Elattogomphus latus n. gen. n. sp.
"Gomphites brodiei" = Heterothemis brodiei Brodie 1845 dragonfly
Hindwing
"Gomphites (? Palaeogomphus) aranea" = Phthitogomphus angulatus Handlirsch 1939 dragonfly
"Proinogomphus bodei n. gen. n. sp." = Proinogomphus bodei Handlirsch 1939 dragonfly
"Proinogomphus bicellatus n. sp." = Proinogomphus bodei Handlirsch 1939 dragonfly
Elattogomphus latus n. gen. n. sp. Bode 1953 dragonfly
 Odonata - Sphenophlebiidae
Sphenophlebia interrupta n. gen. n. sp.
Sphenophlebia interrupta n. gen. n. sp. Bode 1953 dragonfly
  -
Cricolia inflexa Bode 1953 insect
Griphoconion tenuistriatum Bode 1953 insect
 Eoblattida - Blattogryllidae
"Dorniella triramosa" = Dorniella pulchra
"Dorniella triramosa" = Dorniella pulchra Bode 1953 insect
Arachnida
 Scorpiones -
Liassoscorpionides schmidti n. gen. n. sp.2 Bode 1951 scorpion
GZG G525-1