Crato (MNHN collection) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: Ceará, Brazil (7.1° S, 39.7° W: paleocoordinates 8.6° S, 8.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Crato Formation (Araripe Group), Late/Upper Aptian (122.5 - 112.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified carbonate

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the MNHN

Collection methods: surface (in situ)

• Specimens were presumably purchased or donated.

Primary reference: A. Nel, X. Delclos, and A. Hutin. 2005. Mesozoic chrysopid-like Planipennia: a phylogenetic approach (Insecta: Neuroptera). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 41:29-69 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122553: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 03.01.2012, edited by Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Hydrometridae
Cretaceometra brasiliensis13 Nel and Popov 2000 marsh treader
MNHN-LP-R.55206
 Hemiptera -
Cratonepa enigmatica5 Jattiot et al. 2012 true bug
MNHN.F.A45784
 Hemiptera - Belostomatidae
Araripebelostomum martinsnetoi n. gen. n. sp.11 Nel and Paicheler 1992 giant water bug
MNHN IPM-R.54375
 Hymenoptera -
Cratoenigma articulata n. gen. n. sp.7
Cratoenigma articulata n. gen. n. sp.7 Krogmann and Nel 2012 winged insect
MNHN.F.A39478
 Hymenoptera - Sepulcidae
Prosyntexis gouleti6 Sharkey 1990 stem sawfly
MNHN.F.A43720
 Raphidioptera - Baissopteridae
"Raphidia brasiliensis n. sp." = Austroraphidia brasiliensis14
"Raphidia brasiliensis n. sp." = Austroraphidia brasiliensis14 Nel et al. 1990 snakefly
MNHN IPM-R54102
 Neuroptera - Corydasialidae
Cratochrysa martinsnetoi n. sp. Nel et al. 2005 lacewing
MNHN-DHT R.63844
 Neuroptera - Myrmeleontoidae
Baisopardus pumilio n. sp.9 Myskowiak and Nel 2016 lacewing
MNHN.F.53345
 Neuroptera - Mesochrysopidae
Karenina breviptera, "Armandochrysopa borschukewitzi n. gen. n. sp." = Karenina borschukewitzi
Karenina breviptera Martins-Neto 1997 lacewing
MNHN-DHT R.55200
"Armandochrysopa borschukewitzi n. gen. n. sp." = Karenina borschukewitzi Nel et al. 2005 lacewing
MNHN-DHT R.55201
 Odonata - Hemiphlebiidae
Parahemiphlebia cretacica n. gen. n. sp.4
Parahemiphlebia cretacica n. gen. n. sp.4 Jarzembowski et al. 1998 greenling
MNHN-LP-R.10451-10453
 Odonata - Gomphaeschnidae
Paramorbaeschna araripensis3 Bechly et al. 2001 true dragonfly
MNHN-LP-R.55180
 Odonata - Araripelibellulidae
Araripelibellula martinsnetoi n. gen. n. sp.8 Nel and Paicheler 1994 true dragonfly
MNHN-LP-R.54376
Cratocordulia borschukewitzi n. gen. n. sp.1 Bechly 1998 true dragonfly
 Odonata - Proterogomphidae
"Procordulagomphus xavieri n. gen. n. sp." = Cordulagomphus (Procordulagomphus) xavieri10, Cordulagomphus fenestratus12
"Procordulagomphus xavieri n. gen. n. sp." = Cordulagomphus (Procordulagomphus) xavieri10 Nel and Escuillé 1994 true dragonfly
MNHN LP R 10406, MNHN LP R 10407
Cordulagomphus fenestratus12 Carle and Wighton 1990 true dragonfly
MNHN-LP-R.10408
 Odonata - Liupanshaniidae
Paramesuropetala gigantea n. gen. n. sp.2
Paramesuropetala gigantea n. gen. n. sp.2 Bechly et al. 2001 true dragonfly
MNHN-LP.R.55194