Shurab II, Ditch 212 (Jurassic of Tajikistan)

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

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. V. Shabarov in 1928

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 114705: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 22.08.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• specimens in TSNIGRI
Insecta
 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
Sogdoblatta sp. Martynov 1937 cockroach
TSNIGRI 2812/12
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Mesopanorpa unicolor n. sp. Martynov 1937 scorpionfly
TSNIGRI 2812/19
 Neuroptera - Prohemerobiidae
Prohemerobiidae indet. Handlirsch 1906 lacewing
TSNIGRI 2812/212
 Dicondylia -
Odonata indet. Fabricius 1793 dragonfly
TSNIGRI 2812/21