Starunia (Pleistocene of Ukraine)

Where: Ukraine (48.7° N, 24.5° E: paleocoordinates 48.7° N, 24.5° E)

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; unlithified, carbonaceous siltstone

• Petroliferous silt

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Specimens at Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow

Primary reference: F. E. Zeuner. 1943. The fossil Acrididae (Orth. Salt. ) Part IV Acrididae incertae sedis and Addendum to Catantopinae. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Eleventh Series 11:359-383 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 113753: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 04.08.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham and Amy Delelli

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Orthoptera - Acrididae
Acrididae indet. Latreille 1802 short-horned grasshopper
Gomphocerus sibiricus4 Linnaeus 1767 short-horned grasshopper
Polish Academy of sciences 12
Stenobothrus posthumoides4 Zeuner 1934 short-horned grasshopper
Polish Academy of sciences 10
Miramella alpina3 Kollar 1833 short-horned grasshopper
Polish Academy of sciences 15
Melanoplus frigidus3 Boheman 1846 narrow-winged locust
Polish Academy of sciences 8, 12, 13, 14
Chorthippus angulatus4 Tarbinsky 1927 short-horned grasshopper
Polish Academy of sciences 18
 Orthoptera - Tettigoniidae
"Orphania denticauda" = Polysarcus denticauda2, Isophya sp.2
"Orphania denticauda" = Polysarcus denticauda2 Charpentier 1825 katydid
hind tibia
Isophya sp.2 Brunner von Wattenwyl 1878 katydid
ovipositor
 Coleoptera - Helophoridae
Helophorus sp.1 Fabricius 1775 water scavenger beetle
Helophorus (Gephelophorus) sibiricus1 Motschulsky 1860 water scavenger beetle
Helophorus orientalis1 Motschulsky 1860 water scavenger beetle
Helophorus (Atracthelophorus) aspericollis1 Angus 1973 water scavenger beetle
Helophorus (Atracthelophorus) glacialis1 Villa and Villa 1833 water scavenger beetle
Helophorus discrepans1 Rey 1885 water scavenger beetle
Helophorus (Meghelophorus) grandis1 Illiger 1798 water scavenger beetle
Helophorus (Meghelophorus) aquaticus1 Linnaeus 1758 water scavenger beetle
Helophorus browni1 McCorkle 1973 water scavenger beetle
Helophorus praenanus1 Lomnicki 1894 water scavenger beetle