Schandelah, near Braunschweig (Ansorge coll.) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (52.3° N, 10.7° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 17.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Posidonia Shale Formation, Early/Lower Toarcian (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified shale

• "Soft, fine splitting marl slate"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by J. Ansorge

Primary reference: P. Vršanský and J. Ansorge. 2007. Lower Jurassic cockroaches (Insecta: Blattaria ) from Germany and England. African Invertebrates 48(1):103-126 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117795: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 26.09.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Specimen are from the private collection of J. Ansorge, later to be housed at the Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt Universität, Berlin
Insecta
 Hemiptera - Fulgoridiidae
"Elasmocelidium boreale" = Elasmoscelidium boreale3, Fulgoridium cf. balticum3
"Elasmocelidium boreale" = Elasmoscelidium boreale3 Bode 1905 planthopper
S 28
Fulgoridium cf. balticum3 Geinitz 1880 planthopper
S 32
 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
Caloblattina mathildae Geinitz 1883 cockroach
S 300
 Blattaria - Raphidiomimidae
Liadoblattina blakei Scudder 1886 cockroach
S3-14
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Blattula langfeldti Geinitz 1880 winged insect
S 137, 139
 Diptera -
Nemestrinoidea indet.3 Macquart 1834 fly
S 2(2)
 Diptera - Hennigmatidae
Metatrichopteridium confusum1 Handlirsch 1939 fly
A62 (coll. F.J. Kruger)
 Diptera - Tanyderidae
Praemacrochile decipiens4 Bode 1953 primitive crane fly
S2(18), S4(2,21), S12(5), S103, S247, S11, S188, S89, S106
 Trichoptera - Necrotauliidae
Necrotaulius parvulus2 Geinitz 1884 caddisfly
S2(9), 2(20), 2(34), 32(2), 83, 93(4), 109, 145, 169(2), 171(1), 173, 200, 209, 221, 248, 259, 261(1), 4(14), 22(3), 36(1), 36(3), 36(5), 38(2), 72(1)
 Neuroptera -
Raphidiodea indet.3 Handlirsch 1908 snakefly
S 38