Beienrode, Fletchtorf (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (52.4° N, 10.7° E: paleocoordinates 41.6° N, 17.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Elegans ammonoid zone, 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 107322: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 04.04.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Specimens deposited in Min. Geol. Inst. d. Techn. Hochschule Braunschweig
Insecta
 Hemiptera - Fulgoridiidae
"Fulgoridium beienrodense" = Fulgoridulum egens
"Fulgoridium beienrodense" = Fulgoridulum egens Handlirsch 1939 planthopper
 Hemiptera - Procercopidae
Procercopis abscissa Bode 1953 froghopper
Procercopis wunnenbergi Bode 1953 froghopper
 Hemiptera - Archegocimicidae
Eurynotis incisus Bode 1953 shore bug
Somatocoris conservatus Bode 1953 shore bug
 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
"Strebloblattula beienrodensis" = Caloblattina mathildae
"Strebloblattula beienrodensis" = Caloblattina mathildae Geinitz 1883 cockroach
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
"Elcana retrolaesa" = Panorpidium geinitzi, "Elcana striata" = Panorpidium geinitzi
"Elcana retrolaesa" = Panorpidium geinitzi Heer 1880 grasshopper
"Elcana striata" = Panorpidium geinitzi Heer 1880 grasshopper
 Coleoptera - Trachypachidae
"Leptynticus procerus" = Prosynactus procerus
"Leptynticus procerus" = Prosynactus procerus Bode 1953 false ground beetle
 Mecoptera - Bittacidae
"Auxobittacus marginelaesus" = Mesobittacus marginelaesus
"Auxobittacus marginelaesus" = Mesobittacus marginelaesus Bode 1953 hangingfly
 Reculida - Geinitziidae
Geinitzia latrunculorum n. sp. Bode 1953 winged insect