Shurab II, Ditch 63 (Jurassic of Tajikistan)

Also known as TSNIGRI collection 976

Where: Tajikistan (39.9° N, 69.5° E: paleocoordinates 44.4° N, 73.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: H Member (Sulyukta Formation), Pliensbachian (190.8 - 182.7 Ma)

• Martynov, 1937 says comes from series H, from ditch 63

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• Mesozoic intramontane Tien Shan basins formed by reactivation during Qiangtang collision.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by N. Shabarov in 1927

Primary reference: A. V. Martynov. 1937. Liassic insects from Shurab and Kisyl-Kiya, Part I, Various orders except Blattodea and Coleoptera. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 7:1-178 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 114703: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 22.08.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• specimens in TSNIGRI
Insecta
 Hemiptera - Hylicellidae
"Mesocixiella extensa n. sp." = Cycloscytina extensa, "Mesocixiella parvula n. sp." = Cycloscytina extensa, "Mesocixiella major n. sp." = Cycloscytina extensa
"Mesocixiella extensa n. sp." = Cycloscytina extensa Martynov 1937 true bug
TSNIGRI 976/14
"Mesocixiella parvula n. sp." = Cycloscytina extensa Martynov 1937 true bug
TSNIGRI 976/9
"Mesocixiella major n. sp." = Cycloscytina extensa Martynov 1937 true bug
TSNIGRI 976/7
 Hemiptera -
Mesaleuropsis venosa n. gen. n. sp.
Mesaleuropsis venosa n. gen. n. sp. Martynov 1937 true bug
TSNIGRI 976/6
 Plecoptera - Taeniopterygidae
Mesotaeniopteryx elongata n. gen. n. sp. Martynov 1937 winter stonefly
TSNIGRI 976/4ab
Mesotaeniopteryx splendida n. sp. Martynov 1937 winter stonefly
TSNIGRI 976/5, 12
 Orthoptera - Locustopsidae
? Locustopsis latipennis n. sp. Martynov 1937 grasshopper
TSNIGRI 976/9
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Orthophlebia rotundipennis n. sp. Martynov 1937 scorpionfly
 Mecoptera - Mesopsychidae
Turanopsyche venosa n. gen. n. sp., Ptychopteropsis mirabilis n. gen. n. sp.
Turanopsyche venosa n. gen. n. sp. Martynov 1937 scorpionfly
TSNIGRI 976/11
Ptychopteropsis mirabilis n. gen. n. sp. Martynov 1937 scorpionfly
TSNIGRI 976/10
 Mecoptera -
Liassopanorpa crassinervis n. gen. n. sp. Martynov 1937 scorpionfly
TSNIGRI 976/9