Bon Tsagaan (PIN collection 3559, outcrop 87/8) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Where: Mongolia (45.5° N, 99.1° E: paleocoordinates 46.1° N, 99.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Khurilt Member (Dzun-Bain Formation), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• Possibly late Neocomian (Barremian)-early Aptian but typically treated as Aptian by paleoentomologists.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Primary reference: J. M. Carpenter and A. P. Rasnitsyn. 1990. Mesozoic Vespidae. Psyche 97(1-2):1-20 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 113355: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 28.07.2011, edited by Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Perforissidae
Tsaganema oshanini n. gen. n. sp.17
Tsaganema oshanini n. gen. n. sp.17 Shcherbakov 2007 planthopper
PIN 3559/7455, 7457, 7458, 7451, 7452, 7456, 7454, 7453
 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
Caloblattina "sp. 2"21 Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
PIN 3559/8017
Nuurcala popovi n. gen. n. sp.21 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
 Dicondylia -
Blattodea indet.21 Latreille 1810 cockroach
 Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae
Praeblattella ponomarenkoi21 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/8149, 8188, 8114, 8150
Praeblattella zrnko n. sp.21 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/8065(8109)
Praeblattella dichotoma n. sp.21 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/8050(8152), 8030, 8041, 8068
Tarakanula shcherbakovi n. gen. n. sp.21 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/8037(8045), 8085, 8062, 8070
 Blattodea - Ponopterixidae
Petropterix mirabilis20 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/5785, 5786, 5787, 5788, 5789, 5791, 5792, 5793, 5794, 5890
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Elisama parallela21, "Ctenoblattina tsaganica n. sp." = Elisama tsaganica19
Elisama parallela21 Vršanský 2003 winged insect
PIN 3559/8018, 8031, 8167, 8038, 8053, 8058
"Ctenoblattina tsaganica n. sp." = Elisama tsaganica19 Vršanský 1999 winged insect
PIN 3559/8100 (count from Vrsansky 2003)
 Mantodea -
Cretophotina mongolica21 Gratshev and Zherikhin 1993 mantis
PIN 3559/8195
 Hymenoptera - Stigmaphronidae
Aphrostigmon bontsaganicum n. sp.12 Rasnitsyn 1991 wasp
PIN 3559/4473
Aphrostigmon priapulus n. sp.12 Rasnitsyn 1991 wasp
PIN 3559/4472
 Hymenoptera - Vespidae
Priorvespa recidiva n. gen. n. sp., Priorvespa quadrata n. gen. n. sp., Curiosivespa derivata n. sp.
Priorvespa recidiva n. gen. n. sp. Carpenter and Rasnitsyn 1990 wasp
PIN 3559/4532
Priorvespa quadrata n. gen. n. sp. Carpenter and Rasnitsyn 1990 wasp
PIN 3559/4537
Curiosivespa derivata n. sp. Carpenter and Rasnitsyn 1990 wasp
PIN 3559/4527
 Hymenoptera - Angarosphecidae
"Bestiola communis n. sp." = Cretobestiola communis16, "Bestiola subpetiolata n. sp." = Cretobestiola subpetiolata16
"Bestiola communis n. sp." = Cretobestiola communis16 Pulawski and Rasnitsyn 1999 apoid wasp
PIN 3559/4525, 4528, 4530, 4526
"Bestiola subpetiolata n. sp." = Cretobestiola subpetiolata16 Pulawski and Rasnitsyn 1999 apoid wasp
PIN 3559/4529
 Hymenoptera - Dryinidae
? Deinodryinus aptianus n. sp.5 Olmi et al. 2010 wasp
PIN 3559/4586
 Hymenoptera - Embolemidae
Baissobius carolianus n. sp.15 Rasnitsyn 1996 wasp
PIN 3559/4523
 Hymenoptera - Ichneumonidae
Palaeoichneumon ornatus n. sp.3, Palaeoichneumon danu n. sp.3, Dischysma similis n. sp.3, Dischysma maculata n. gen. n. sp.3, Rudimentifera mora n. gen. n. sp.3
Palaeoichneumon ornatus n. sp.3 Kopylov 2009 ichneumon wasp
PIN 3559/4488
Palaeoichneumon danu n. sp.3 Kopylov 2009 ichneumon wasp
PIN 3559/4489
Dischysma similis n. sp.3 Kopylov 2009 ichneumon wasp
PIN 3559/4490
Dischysma maculata n. gen. n. sp.3 Kopylov 2009 ichneumon wasp
PIN 3559/4492
Rudimentifera mora n. gen. n. sp.3 Kopylov 2009 ichneumon wasp
PIN 3559/4486
 Hymenoptera - Praeaulacidae
Miniwestratia minima n. gen. n. sp.11, Westratia gobiensis n. sp.11
Miniwestratia minima n. gen. n. sp.11 Rasnitsyn 1990 wasp
PIN 3559/4485
Westratia gobiensis n. sp.11 Rasnitsyn 1990 wasp
PIN 3559/10168
 Hymenoptera - Baissidae
Baissa mongolica n. sp.13 Rasnitsyn 1991 wasp
PIN 3559/4479(4482), 4480(4481)
 Hymenoptera - Evaniidae
Cretevania meridionalis n. sp.12 Rasnitsyn 1991 ensign wasp
PIN 3559/4484
 Hymenoptera - Sepulcidae
Thoracotrema oculatum n. sp.10 Rasnitsyn 1988 stem sawfly
PIN 3559/4572
Ghilarella mercurialis n. gen. n. sp.10 Rasnitsyn 1988 stem sawfly
PIN 3559/4461, 644, 647, 649, 665, 4462, 4565 (not 646)
Ghilarella alexialis n. sp.4 Kopylov and Rasnitsyn 2017 stem sawfly
PIN 3559/646 (formerly paratype of G. mercurialis)
Neoxyelula oligophlebia n. sp.14 Rasnitsyn 1993 stem sawfly
PIN 3559/4432, 4437, 4445
Neoxyelula reducta14 Rasnitsyn 1993 stem sawfly
PIN 3559/4433, 4446, ?4440, ?4441
 Hymenoptera - Cephidae
"Mesocephus ghilarovi n. sp." = Cuspilongus ghilarovi10
"Mesocephus ghilarovi n. sp." = Cuspilongus ghilarovi10 Rasnitsyn 1988 stem sawfly
PIN 3559/652
 Coleoptera -
"Hydrophilopsia bontsaganica n. sp." = Laetopsia bontsaganica8
"Hydrophilopsia bontsaganica n. sp." = Laetopsia bontsaganica8 Prokin 2009 water scavenger beetle
PIN 3559/6370
 Coleoptera - Haliplidae
Haliplus cretaceus n. sp.9 Prokin and Ponomarenko 2013 crawling water beetle
PIN 3559/6371
 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
"Anaglyphites mongolicus" = Mesocupes (Anaglyphites) mongolicus7 Ponomarenko 1997 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/6055
"Priacmopsis minimus n. sp." = Mesocupes (Anaglyphites) minimus7 Ponomarenko 1997 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/6052
Brochocoleus planus n. sp.6 Ponomarenko 1994 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/6058
Brochocoleus cossyphus6 Ponomarenko 1994 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/6046
Brochocoleus alatus6 Ponomarenko 1994 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/6057
Notocupes mongolicus6 Ponomarenko 1994 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/1656, 6038
Notocupes elegans6 Ponomarenko 1994 reticulated beetle
PIN 3669/6060
Omma antennatum n. sp.7 Ponomarenko 1997 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/6048
Tetraphalerus longicollis7 Ponomarenko 1997 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/6033, 6042
Tetraphalerus notatus n. sp.7 Ponomarenko 1997 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/6053, 6029, 6056
Tetraphalerus bontsaganensis n. sp.7 Ponomarenko 1997 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/6051
 Diptera - Mycetophilidae
Drepanorzeckia extrunculipennis1 Blagoderov 1997 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/9113(9123)
Drepanorzeckia plana1 Blagoderov 1997 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/9070, 9076
Ipsaneusidalys shato1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/9196, 9200, 9246, 9247
Syntemna tele1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/9272
Syntemna zhuzhan1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/9094, 9095, 10105
 Trichoptera - Vitimotauliidae
Multimodus parcus18 Sukacheva 1992 caddisfly
PIN 3559/5892
Arachnida
 Araneae - Mecicobothriidae
Cretomegahexura platnicki n. gen. n. sp.2
Cretomegahexura platnicki n. gen. n. sp.2 Eskov and Zonshtein 1990 dwarf tarantula
PIN 3559/5763, 5760, 5761
 Araneae - Antrodiaetidae
Cretacattyma raveni n. gen. n. sp.2
Cretacattyma raveni n. gen. n. sp.2 Eskov and Zonshtein 1990 folding trapdoor spider
PIN 3559/5762