El Soplao (Cretaceous of Spain)

Where: Spain (43.3° N, 4.4° W: paleocoordinates 32.1° N, 3.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Las Penosas Formation, Early/Lower Albian (112.0 - 109.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, amber

Primary reference: J. Ortega-Blanco, E. Peñalver, X. Declòs and M. S. Engel. 2011. False fairy wasps in Early Cretaceous amber from Spain (Hymenoptera: Mymarommatoidea). Palaeontology 54(3):511-523 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 109438: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 16.05.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Thysanoptera - Thripidae
Tethysthrips hispanicus n. gen. n. sp.4
Tethysthrips hispanicus n. gen. n. sp.4 Nel et al. 2010 thrips
ES-07-11
 Hymenoptera - Serphitidae
Microserphites soplaensis n. sp.5 Ortega-Blanco et al. 2011 wasp
ES-07-1
 Hymenoptera - Mymarommatidae
Archaeromma hispanicum Ortega-Blanco et al. 2011 false fairy wasp
ES-07-8
 Hymenoptera - Evaniidae
Cretevania soplaensis n. sp.10 Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2012 ensign wasp
CES 364.2
 Hymenoptera - Megalyridae
Megalava truncata12 Perrichot 2009 wasp
CES 391.2
 Coleoptera - Cantharidae
Molliberus albae n. gen. n. sp.16
Molliberus albae n. gen. n. sp.16 Peris and Fanti 2018 soldier beetle
CES-522
 Coleoptera - Staphylinidae
Staphylinidae indet.14 Latreille 1802 rove beetle
CES-487
Archeutheia sp.2 Jałoszyński and Peris 2016 antlike stone beetle
CES-572
"Kachinus magnificus n. sp." = Archeutheia magnifica14 Peris et al. 2014 antlike stone beetle
CES-463, 433.2, 566.2, 601
Pselaphinae indet.14 Latreille 1802 rove beetle
CES-059.3
Cretasonoma corinformibus14 Peris et al. 2014 rove beetle
CES-433.1
 Coleoptera - Cryptophagidae
Albocryptophagus cantabricus n. gen. n. sp.17 Peris et al. 2017 silken fungus beetle
CES-571
 Coleoptera - Salpingidae
Arra legalovi15 Peris et al. 2014 narrow-waisted bark beetle
CES-576
 Coleoptera - Brentidae
Albicar contriti n. gen. n. sp.15
Albicar contriti n. gen. n. sp.15 Peris et al. 2014 weevil
CES-432
 Coleoptera -
Elmadulescens rugosus n. gen. n. sp.18
Elmadulescens rugosus n. gen. n. sp.18 Peris et al. 2015 beetle
CES-567
 Diptera - Ceratopogonidae
Austroconops sp.6 Wirth and Lee 1958 biting midge
CES-008, CES-071.1
Archiaustroconops borkenti n. sp.6 Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2011 biting midge
ES-07-17
Atriculicoides szadziewskii n. sp.6 Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2011 biting midge
ES-07-12
Lebanoculicoides excantabris n. sp.6 Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2011 biting midge
ES-07-9
"Protoculicoides skalskii" = Gerontodacus skalskii6 Szadziewski and Arillo 1998 biting midge
ES-07-18
 Diptera - Zhangsolvidae
Buccinatormyia soplaensis n. sp.1 Arillo et al. 2015 fly
CES-015.2/CES-392.2
Buccinatormyia magnifica n. gen. n. sp.1 Arillo et al. 2015 fly
CES-349.1, CES-015.1/CES-392.3
 Diptera - Ptychopteridae
Eoptychoptera cantabrica n. sp.3 Lukashevich and Arillo 2016 phantom crane fly
CES 059
 Raphidioptera - Mesoraphidiidae
Mesoraphidiidae "indet. 2"11 Martynov 1925 snakefly
CES 376
Cantabroraphidia marcanoi n. gen. n. sp.9 Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2010 snakefly
ES-07-6 (found 2008)
Amarantoraphidia ventolina n. gen. n. sp.11 Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2012 snakefly
CES 364.1
Necroraphidia arcuata n. gen. n. sp.11 Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2012 snakefly
CES 391.1
 Neuroptera - Coniopterygidae
Soplaoconis ortegablancoi n. gen. n. sp.7
Soplaoconis ortegablancoi n. gen. n. sp.7 Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2019 dustywing
CES 348, 015.5, 459, 460, 392.4, 476.5
 Neuroptera -
Hallucinochrysa diogenesi n. gen. n. sp.8
Hallucinochrysa diogenesi n. gen. n. sp.8 Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2012 lacewing
CES 418.1
Malacostraca
 Tanaidacea - Alavatanaidae
Alavatanais carabe19 Vonk and Schram 2007
CES 380
Arachnida
 Araneae - Lagonomegopidae
Soplaogonomegops unzuei n. gen. n. sp.13
Soplaogonomegops unzuei n. gen. n. sp.13 Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2013 spider
CES-362
 Araneae - Oonopidae
Orchestina rabagensis n. sp.20 Saupe et al. 2012 goblin spider
CES-013