Flechtorf near Fallersleben (Elegans) (Jurassic of Germany)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

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 108447: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 30.04.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Specimens in Min. Geol. Inst. der Techn. Hochschule Braunschweig, Samml. Wunnenberg
Insecta
 Hemiptera - Fulgoridiidae
Fulgoridium reduncum Bode 1953 planthopper
Fulgoridium fallerslebense Bode 1953 planthopper
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
"Elcana obscura n. sp." = Panorpidium geinitzi
"Elcana obscura n. sp." = Panorpidium geinitzi Heer 1880 grasshopper
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Orthophlebia fallerslebensis Bode 1953 scorpionfly
 Diptera -
 Diptera - Ptychopteridae
"Proptychoptera ovalis" = Eoptychoptera simplex
"Proptychoptera ovalis" = Eoptychoptera simplex Handlirsch 1906 phantom crane fly
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Campeulites cylindricus Bode 1953 insect
Tomeferusa abdita Bode 1953 insect
Elasmoscolex hamatus Bode 1953 insect