Crato, Pedra Branca quarry (UnG collection) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

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

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-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

Collection methods: Laboratory of Geosciences, Guarulhos University, Guarulhos, Brazil

Primary reference: R. G. Martins-Neto, C. de Oliveira Assis, and L. V. Tassi. 2010. New Blattoptera from Early Cretaceous of Santana Formation (Araripe Basin, NE Brazil) and a review of Arariplebatta Mendes, 2000. Gaea 6(1):9-13 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123014: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.01.2012, edited by Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae
Mesoblattinopsis natani n. sp.3 Mendes 2000 cockroach
UnG/1T-19
Mesoblattinopsis candidoi n. sp.3 Mendes 2000 cockroach
UnG/1T-27
Mesoblattellina cretacea n. gen. n. sp.3 Mendes 2000 cockroach
UnG/1T-29
Mesoblattina fiuzai n. sp.3 Mendes 2000 cockroach
UnG/1T-23
Mesoblattina damianii n. sp.3 Mendes 2000 cockroach
UnG/1T-28
Mesoblattina martinsnetoi n. sp.3 Mendes 2000 cockroach
UnG/1T-24
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
"Araripeblatta brevis n. gen. n. sp." = Elisama brevis3, "Blattulopsis beckeri n. sp." = Elisama brevis3, Araripeblatta dornellesi n. sp.4, Araripeblatta oliveirai n. sp.4, Araripeblatta toledoi n. sp.4, Araripeblatta bolzoni n. sp.4, Araripeblatta simplex n. sp.4
"Araripeblatta brevis n. gen. n. sp." = Elisama brevis3 Mendes 2000 winged insect
UnG/1T-20, 21
"Blattulopsis beckeri n. sp." = Elisama brevis3 Mendes 2000 winged insect
UnG/1T-025
Araripeblatta dornellesi n. sp.4 Mendes and Coelho 2007 winged insect
UNG CH 0015/1
Araripeblatta oliveirai n. sp.4 Mendes and Coelho 2007 winged insect
UNG CH 0012/2
Araripeblatta toledoi n. sp.4 Mendes and Coelho 2007 winged insect
UNG CH 0014/1
Araripeblatta bolzoni n. sp.4 Mendes and Coelho 2007 winged insect
UNG CH 0013/1
Araripeblatta simplex n. sp.4 Mendes and Coelho 2007 winged insect
UNG CH 0016/1
 Diptera - Tabanidae
Cratotabanus stonemyomorphus n. gen. n. sp.2 Martins-Neto and Kucera-Santos 1994 horse fly
UnG/1T-48
 Neuroptera - Corydasialidae
Cratochrysa willmanni n. gen. n. sp.1
Cratochrysa willmanni n. gen. n. sp.1 Martins-Neto 1994 lacewing
UnG/1T-07
 Neuroptera - Nemopteridae
"Roesleria exotica" = Roesleriana exotica1
"Roesleria exotica" = Roesleriana exotica1 Martins-Neto and Vulcano 1989 thread-winged antlion
 Neuroptera - Babinskaiidae
Neliana maculata1 Martins-Neto and Vulcano 1989 lacewing
 Neuroptera - Myrmeleontoidae
Pseudonymphes brunherottae n. sp.1 Martins-Neto 1994 lacewing
UnG/1T-44
Cratoneura dividens n. sp.1 Martins-Neto 1994 lacewing
UnG/1T-45
Arachnida
 Araneae - Dipluridae
Cretadiplura ceara5 Selden 2006 funnel-web tarantula
UnG A11