Karatau-Karabastau (PIN collection 2452) (Jurassic to of Kazakhstan)

Where: Chimkent, Kazakhstan (41.9° N, 69.1° E: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 73.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Karabastau Formation, Callovian to Callovian (166.1 - 157.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified siltstone

• "dark shales" Grimaldi & Engel, 2005

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by A. V. Martynov in 1924; reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: A. V. Martynov. 1925. To the knowledge of fossil insects from Jurassic beds in Turkestan. 3. Hymenoptera, Mecoptera. Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR 19(16-17):753-762 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 113402: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 30.07.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham and Lindy Edwards

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Palaeontinidae
Cicadomorpha punctulata n. gen. n. sp.3
Cicadomorpha punctulata n. gen. n. sp.3 Martynov 1926 true bug
PIN 2452/552 (12-16, VI. 1925 Martynov)
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
"Elcana minuta" = Panorpidium minuta7
"Elcana minuta" = Panorpidium minuta7 Sharov 1968 grasshopper
PIN 2452/700
 Coleoptera - Chrysomelidae
"Eumolpites jurassicus n. gen. n. sp." = Meseumolpites jurassicus2
"Eumolpites jurassicus n. gen. n. sp." = Meseumolpites jurassicus2 Martynov 1926 leaf beetle
 Coleoptera - Nemonychidae
"Belonotaris punctatissimus n. gen. n. sp." = Belonotaris (Belonotaris) punctatissimus1
"Belonotaris punctatissimus n. gen. n. sp." = Belonotaris (Belonotaris) punctatissimus1 Arnoldi 1977 pine flower snout beetle
PIN 2452/422
 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
"Mesocupes primitivus" = Mesocupes (Mesocupes) primitivus5 Martynov 1926 reticulated beetle
PIN 2452/682, 56
Tetraphalerus antiquus n. sp.5 Ponomarenko 1964 reticulated beetle
PIN 2452/274 (1789/59)
Tetraphalerus tenuipes n. sp.5 Ponomarenko 1964 reticulated beetle
PIN 2452/361
 Diptera - Archisargidae
Archisargus pulcher n. gen. n. sp.6
Archisargus pulcher n. gen. n. sp.6 Rohdendorf 1938 fly
PIN 2452/13
 Diptera - Rhagionidae
Palaeostratiomyia pygmaea n. gen. n. sp.6, Protorhagio capitatus n. gen. n. sp.6
Palaeostratiomyia pygmaea n. gen. n. sp.6 Rohdendorf 1938 snipe fly
PIN 2452/454
Protorhagio capitatus n. gen. n. sp.6 Rohdendorf 1938 snipe fly
PIN 2452/400
 Neuroptera - Osmylopsychopidae
Epactinophlebia karabasica n. gen. n. sp.4 Martynov 1927 lacewing
1925 Martynov
 Dicondylia - Tarsophlebiidae
"Tarsophlebia neckini n. sp." = Turanophlebia neckini4
"Tarsophlebia neckini n. sp." = Turanophlebia neckini4 Martynov 1927 winged insect
VI. 1925 Martynov