Shurab I, Ditch 20 (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: A Member (Sulyukta Formation), Pliensbachian (190.8 - 182.7 Ma)

• Martynov, 1937 says comes from series A

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 1929

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 114706: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 22.08.2011

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Taxonomic list

• specimens in TSNIGRI
 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
Samaroblatta turanica n. sp. Martynov 1937 cockroach
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
"Mesoblattula shurabica n. sp." = Blattula shurabica
"Mesoblattula shurabica n. sp." = Blattula shurabica Martynov 1937 winged insect
TSNIGRI 4501/1ab
 Orthoptera - Haglidae
"Archaboilus sinuatus n. sp." = Juravoliopus sinuatus
"Archaboilus sinuatus n. sp." = Juravoliopus sinuatus Martynov 1937 hump-winged cricket
TSNIGRI 4501/2,3
 Neuroptera - Polystoechotidae
Mesopolystoechus apicalis n. gen. n. sp. Martynov 1937 giant lacewing
TSNIGRI 4501/3a