Karabas Tau (Coll. Geol. Museum Ac. Sci.) (Jurassic of Kazakhstan)

Where: Chimkent, Kazakhstan (41.9° N, 69.1° E: paleocoordinates 40.3° N, 73.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Karabastau Formation, Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified siltstone

• "dark shales" Grimaldi & Engel, 2005

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Wl. Muchin in 1923

Primary reference: A. V. Martynov. 1926. Jurassic fossil Insect from Turkestan. 6. Homoptera and Psocoptera. Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR 20(13-14):1349-1366 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 115799: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 03.09.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Karabasiidae
Karabasia paucinervis n. gen. n. sp.
Karabasia paucinervis n. gen. n. sp. Martynov 1926 true bug