Bon Tsagaan (PIN collection 3559, outcrop 45/19) (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: D. S. Kopylov. 2009. A new subfamily of Ichneumonids from the Lower Cretaceous of Transbaikalia and Mongolia (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Paleontological Journal 43(1):83-93 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 113356: 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
 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
Nuurcala popovi8 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/271, 283, 351, 355,364, 365, 263, 342, 275, 325
 Blattaria - Umenocoleidae
Petropterix mirabilis7 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/274
Petropterix alexeevi n. sp.7 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/2252
Vitisma diffusa8 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/316
 Dicondylia -
Blattodea indet.8 Latreille 1810 cockroach
 Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae
Praeblattella ponomarenkoi8 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
Brachymesoblatta arcuata n. sp.8 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/281, 264, 386, 408, 323
"Piniblattella altera" = Archimesoblatta altera6 Vršanský 1997 cockroach
Archimesoblatta piniformis8 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/285, 286
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Elisama parallela8 Vršanský 2003 winged insect
Elisama grandis n. sp.8 Vršanský 2003 winged insect
PIN 3559/271
Elisama tsaganica8 Vršanský 1999 winged insect
PIN 3559/335, 389, 409, 411, 412, 381
 Mantodea -
Cretophotina mongolica8 Gratshev and Zherikhin 1993 mantis
PIN 3559/277, 279, 614
 Hymenoptera - Vespidae
Priorvespa minuta n. sp.2 Carpenter and Rasnitsyn 1990 wasp
PIN 3559/716
Priorvespa quadrata2 Carpenter and Rasnitsyn 1990 wasp
PIN 3559/698
 Hymenoptera - Ichneumonidae
Palaeoichneumon tenebrosus n. sp. Kopylov 2009 ichneumon wasp
PIN 3559/676
 Hymenoptera - Sepulcidae
Thoracotrema obscuripenne n. sp.5 Rasnitsyn 1993 stem sawfly
PIN 3559/650
Thoracotrema zonale n. sp.5 Rasnitsyn 1993 stem sawfly
PIN 3559/651
 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
"Priacmopsis minimus" = Mesocupes (Anaglyphites) minimus4 Ponomarenko 1997 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/1628 (outcrop 45, no bed given)
Brochocoleus planus3 Ponomarenko 1994 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/1667, 1675
Brochocoleus cossyphus n. sp.3 Ponomarenko 1994 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/1640, 1671, 1640 (no bed given)
Notocupes mongolicus3 Ponomarenko 1994 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/1644, 1668
Notocupes dundulaensis n. sp.3 Ponomarenko 1994 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/1631, 1627, 1674
Notocupes elegans3 Ponomarenko 1994 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/1639, 1642, 1637, 1647, 1649, 1651, 1652, 1658, 1660, 1665, 1669, 1643, 1663, 1647(1673), 3498
Tetraphalerus longicollis4 Ponomarenko 1997 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/1634, 1666 (outcrop 45, no bed given)
Tetraphalerus notatus4 Ponomarenko 1997 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/1596, 1597, 1620, 1654 (outcrop 45, no bed given)
Tetraphalerus collaris n. sp.4 Ponomarenko 1997 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/1629
Tetraphalerus bontsaganensis4 Ponomarenko 1997 reticulated beetle
PIN 3559/1641 (outcrop 45, no bed given)
 Diptera - Mycetophilidae
Baisodicrana mongolica n. sp.1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/3982,4086(4081)
Pollicitator bontsaganicus n. sp.1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/4019, 4085
Zazicia innuba1 Blagoderov 1995 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/4008(4046), 4033
Polylepta (Lyptolape) sp.1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
Polylepta (Lyptolape) lyptolape1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/4056
Palaeothoracotropis dundulensis n. sp.1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/4050
Drepanorzeckia extrunculipennis1 Blagoderov 1997 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/4017, 4091
Drepanorzeckia plana1 Blagoderov 1997 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/4015, 4066, 4089, 4110, 4113, 4165
Palaecomoptera shcherbakovi1 Blagoderov 1997 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/3999(4151)
Palaecomoptera cf. curvicosta1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/4429; slightly larger than holotype possibly new species
Ipsaneusidalys shato1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/3983, 3990, 3993, 3994, 3995, 4007, 4009, 4021, 4024, 4032, 4036, 4055, 4068, 4075, 4076, 4087, 4104
Apolephthisa mesozoica n. sp.1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/4035
Paradzickia hador n. sp.1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/4004
Syntemna sp.1 Winnertz 1863 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/3981, 3992, 4006, 4016, 4027, 4038, 4047, 4065, 4125, 4133
Syntemna tele1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/3984, 4012, 4013, 4012, 4058, 4064, 4067,4099, 4103, 4163
Syntemna zhuzhan1 Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/3981, 3988, 4102, 4124, 4147, 4160