Cedar Lake (CNC 1963 collection) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Canadian amber

Where: Manitoba, Canada (53.5° N, 100.6° W: paleocoordinates 58.0° N, 62.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: original chitin, amber

Collected by J.F. McAlpine, J.E.H. Martin in 1963

Collection methods: surface (float)

• Specimens sometime given CAS numbers, sometimes CNC numbers, but all are deposited in the Canadian National Collection.

Primary reference: W. R. Richards. 1966. Systematics of fossil aphids from Canadian Amber (Homoptera: Aphididae). The Canadian Entomologist 98:746-760 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122353: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.12.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Palaeoaphididae
Palaeoaphis archimedia n. gen. n. sp.
Palaeoaphis archimedia n. gen. n. sp. Richards 1966 aphid
CAS 1280
 Hymenoptera - Rotoitidae
Baeomorpha ovatata n. sp.9 Yoshimoto 1975 chalcid wasp
CNC 77a
 Hymenoptera - Serphitidae
Serphites paradoxus8 Brues 1937 wasp
CAS 81
 Hymenoptera - Mymarommatidae
"Archaeromma nearctica n. sp." = Archaeromma nearcticum9
"Archaeromma nearctica n. sp." = Archaeromma nearcticum9 Yoshimoto 1975 false fairy wasp
CAS 76, 79
 Hymenoptera - Cynipidae
Tanaoknemus ecarinatus n. gen. n. sp.5
Tanaoknemus ecarinatus n. gen. n. sp.5 Liu and Engel 2007 wasp
CAS 78
 Diptera - Ceratopogonidae
Atriculicoides sp.1 Remm 1976 biting midge
CAS 513
Atriculicoides globosus1 Boesel 1937 biting midge
CAS 502, 508, 514, 532a,b
Peronehelea chrimikalydia1 Borkent 1995 biting midge
CAS 523
Culicoides canadensis1 Boesel 1937 biting midge
CAS 507, 516
Culicoides filipalpis1 Remm 1976 biting midge
CAS 504, 515, 519
Culicoides obuncus1 Borkent 1995 biting midge
CAS 517
Adelohelea glabra n. gen. n. sp.1 Borkent 1995 biting midge
CAS 530
 Diptera - Ironomyiidae
Cretonomyia pristina n. gen. n. sp.6
Cretonomyia pristina n. gen. n. sp.6 McAlpine 1973 ironic fly
CAS 250
 Diptera - Phoridae
Prioriphora canadambra n. gen. n. sp.7
Prioriphora canadambra n. gen. n. sp.7 McAlpine and Martin 1966 scuttle fly
CNC 9127
 Diptera - Cecidomyiidae
Cretocordylomyia quadriseries3 Gagné 1977 gall midge
CAS 24
 Diptera - Limoniidae
Macalpina incomparabilis n. gen. n. sp.4 Krzemiński and Teskey 1987 crane fly
Limonia albertensis n. sp.4 Krzemiński and Teskey 1987 crane fly
Trichoneura (Trichoneura) canadensis n. sp.4 Krzemiński and Teskey 1987 crane fly
Collembola
 Entomobryomorpha - Tomoceridae
Entomocerus mirus n. gen. n. sp.2
Entomocerus mirus n. gen. n. sp.2 Christiansen and Pike 2002 springtail
CAS 4A