Pengzhuang village, Hanshan County (Jurassic to of China)

Where: Anhui, China (31.7° N, 118.1° E: paleocoordinates 35.3° N, 122.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hanshan Formation (Xiangshan Group), Bajocian to Bajocian (170.3 - 166.1 Ma)

• middle part of the lithofacies of formation at Pengzhuang village

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, green, yellow sandstone and mudstone

• "yellowish green fine grained sandstone or mustone about 25 m thick" Lin 1985

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: Q. B. Lin. 1985. Insect Fossils from the Hanshan Formation at Hanshan County, Anhui Province. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 24(3):300-315 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 106695: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 27.03.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera -
Heteroptera indet. Latreille 1810 true bug
 Hemiptera - Lygaeidae
Leipolygaeus similis n. gen. n. sp.
Leipolygaeus similis n. gen. n. sp. Lin 1985 milkweed bug
2p43-H26-79, 238
 Hemiptera -
Homoptera indet. Leach 1815 true bug
 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
Samaroblatta sp. Tillyard 1919 cockroach
Samaroblatta turanica Martynov 1937 cockroach
2p43-H26-250, 249, 245
 Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae
Mesoblattina sp. Geinitz 1880 cockroach
Mesoblattina wanbeiensis n. sp. Lin 1985 cockroach
2p43-H26-233, 234
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Blattula pachohymena n. sp., "Mesoblattula kiensis" = Blattula kiensis
Blattula pachohymena n. sp. Lin 1985 winged insect
2p43-H26-79, 248
"Mesoblattula kiensis" = Blattula kiensis Martynov 1937 winged insect
2p43-H26-243, 244, 247
 Dicondylia -
Orthoptera indet. Olivier 1789 grasshopper
 Orthoptera - Haglidae
Haglidae indet. Handlirsch 1906 hump-winged cricket
 Coleoptera - Agyrtidae
"Mesagyrtes lintouensis n. sp." = Mesecanus lintouensis
"Mesagyrtes lintouensis n. sp." = Mesecanus lintouensis Lin 1985 primitive carrion beetle
 Coleoptera - Carabidae
Carabidae indet. Latreille 1802 ground beetle
2p43-H26-254, 2P44-H1-20
 Coleoptera -
Anhuistoma hyla n. gen. n. sp.
Anhuistoma hyla n. gen. n. sp. Lin 1985 beetle
 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
Cupedidae indet. Laporte 1836 reticulated beetle
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Orthophlebia rotundipennis Martynov 1937 scorpionfly
 Ephemeroptera - Siphlonuridae
Mesobaetis sp. Brauer et al. 1889 mayfly
2p43-H26-241, 242