Bon Tsagaan (PIN collection 3559, outcrop 193/3) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Where: Mongolia (45.5° N, 99.1° E: paleocoordinates 46.1° N, 99.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Khurilt Member (Dzun-Bain Formation), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• Possibly late Neocomian (Barremian)-early Aptian but typically treated as Aptian by paleoentomologists.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Primary reference: I. D. Sukacheva. 1992. Novye iskopaemye predstaviteli otryada rucheynikov (Phryganeida) iz Mongolii. Novye Taksony Iskopaemykh Bespozvonochnykh Mongolii, Sovmestnaya Rossiisko-Mongol'skaya Paleontologicheskaya Ekspeditsiya 4:111-117 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 121713: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.12.2011, edited by Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattaria - Umenocoleidae
Petropterix mirabilis3 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/7628
 Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae
Praeblattella ponomarenkoi4 Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/8280, 8265, 8277
"Piniblattella altera" = Archimesoblatta altera2 Vršanský 1997 cockroach
PIN 3559/8262
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Elisama parallela4 Vršanský 2003 winged insect
PIN 3559/8264, 8268, 8269, 8271, 8281
Elisama tsaganica4 Vršanský 1999 winged insect
PIN 3559/8266, 8274, 8275, 8279, 8270, 8277
 Mantodea -
Cretophotina mongolica4 Gratshev and Zherikhin 1993 mantis
PIN 3559/8272
 Hymenoptera - Sepulcidae
Pamparaphilius mongolensis n. sp.1 Rasnitsyn 1993 stem sawfly
PIN 3559/4580
 Trichoptera - Vitimotauliidae
Multimodus parcus Sukacheva 1992 caddisfly
PIN 3559/5924