Eichstätt, Solnhofen (Naturhistorischen Museum Wien collection) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (48.9° N, 11.1° E: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 19.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Hybonoticeras hybonotum ammonoid zone, Solnhofen Formation, Early/Lower Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified lime mudstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the NHMW

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1985. Fossil insects from the Tithonian "Solnhofener Plattenkalke" in the Museum of Natural History, Vienna. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museum in Wien, A 87:135-144 [C. Labandeira/A. Spencer-Lee/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123144: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 12.01.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Pancrustacea
  -
Insecta indet. Linnaeus 1758 insect
Insecta
 Hemiptera - Palaeontinidae
"Beloptesis oppenheimi n. sp." = Prolystra lithographica1, "Protopsyche braueri n. gen. n. sp." = Prolystra lithographica1, Archipsyche eichstattensis n. gen. n. sp.3
"Beloptesis oppenheimi n. sp." = Prolystra lithographica1 Oppenheim 1888 true bug
NHMW2007z0142/0004
"Protopsyche braueri n. gen. n. sp." = Prolystra lithographica1 Oppenheim 1888 true bug
NHMW2007z0142/0002
Archipsyche eichstattensis n. gen. n. sp.3 Handlirsch 1906 true bug
NHMW2007z0142/0003
 Hemiptera -
Copidopus jurassicus n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 true bug
NHMW 1985/5
 Hemiptera - Belostomatidae
Mesonepa primordialis, "Mesobelostomum deperditum" = Scarabaeides deperditus
Mesonepa primordialis Germar 1839 giant water bug
"Mesobelostomum deperditum" = Scarabaeides deperditus Germar 1839 giant water bug
 Dicondylia - Chresmodidae
Chresmoda obscura Germar 1839 winged insect
 Blattodea -
Megalocerca longipes n. sp.1 Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
NHMW 1985/15/1, 1985/15/2
 Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae
Lithoblatta lithophila Germar 1839 cockroach
 Orthoptera - Locustopsidae
"? Phaneroptera germari" = Locustopsis germari1
"? Phaneroptera germari" = Locustopsis germari1 Münster 1842 grasshopper
 Orthoptera - Prophalangopsidae
Pycnophlebia minor Handlirsch 1906 hump-winged cricket
Pycnophlebia speciosa Germar 1839 hump-winged cricket
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
Elcana lithophila, "Elcana phyllophora n. sp." = Panorpidium phyllophora1, "Elcana bavarica n. sp." = Panorpidium phyllophora1
Elcana lithophila Germar 1842 grasshopper
"Elcana phyllophora n. sp." = Panorpidium phyllophora1 Handlirsch 1906 grasshopper
NHMW 1985/13
"Elcana bavarica n. sp." = Panorpidium phyllophora1 Handlirsch 1906 grasshopper
 Hymenoptera -
"Myrmicium schroeteri" = Myrmicium schroeteri, "Pseudosirex snelleni" = Myrmicium schroeteri1, "Pseudosirex nanus n. sp." = Myrmicium nanus1, "Myrmicium nanus" = Myrmicium nanus, Myrmicium elongatus
"Myrmicium schroeteri" = Myrmicium schroeteri Germar 1839 winged insect
"Pseudosirex snelleni" = Myrmicium schroeteri1 Germar 1839 winged insect
"Pseudosirex nanus n. sp." = Myrmicium nanus1 Handlirsch 1906 winged insect
"Myrmicium nanus" = Myrmicium nanus Handlirsch 1906 winged insect
Myrmicium elongatus Germar 1839 winged insect
 Coleoptera - Elateridae
? Elateridae indet. Leach 1815 click beetle
 Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae
Mesosperchus schultzi n. sp. Ponomarenko 1985 water scavenger beetle
NHMW 1985/26/6 ab
 Coleoptera - Coptoclavidae
Ditomoptera dubia Germar 1839 beetle
Actea sphinx Münster 1842 beetle
Pseudohydrophilus avitus von Heyden 1847 beetle
NHMW 1985/26/2
 Coleoptera - Trachypachidae
Procalosoma mimor n. sp.1 Handlirsch 1906 false ground beetle
Procalosoma minor n. sp. Handlirsch 1907 false ground beetle
NHMW 1985/10
 Coleoptera - Schizophoridae
? Malmelater grossum Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
NHMW 1985/26/3
 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
"Notocupes tripartitus" = Zygadenia tripartitus, Omma brevipes
"Notocupes tripartitus" = Zygadenia tripartitus Oppenheim 1888 reticulated beetle
NHMW 1985/26/5
Omma brevipes Deichmüller 1886 reticulated beetle
NHMW 1985/26/4
 Diptera -
Culicoidea indet. Meigen 1818 fly
NHMW 1985/26/9
 Neuroptera -
Gigantotermes excelsus Oppenheim 1888 lacewing
 Neuroptera - Nymphidae
Nymphites lithographicus n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 split-footed lacewing
NHMW 1985/9
 Ephemeroptera - Hexagenitidae
"? Paedephemera oppenheimi" = Hexagenites cellulosus
"? Paedephemera oppenheimi" = Hexagenites cellulosus Hagen 1862 mayfly
 Ephemerida - Mesephemeridae
? Mesephemera sp. Handlirsch 1906 mayfly
Mesephemera procera Hagen 1862 mayfly
Mesephemera prisca Germar 1839 mayfly
 Dicondylia - Protomyrmeleontidae
Protomyrmeleon jurassicus n. sp.2 Nel 1991 winged insect
NMW 1985/26/1; This was called Malmagrion eichstaettense in Ponomarenko, 1985
 Dicondylia - Tarsophlebiidae
Tarsophlebia eximia Hagen 1862 winged insect
 Odonata - Steleopteridae
Steleopteron deichmuelleri n. gen. n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 damselfly
NHMW 1984/4
 Odonata - Stenophlebiidae
Stenophlebia amphitrite Hagen 1862 dragonfly
Stenophlebia latreillei Germar 1839 dragonfly
 Odonata - Mesuropetalidae
"Mesuropetala koehleri" = Mesuropetala muensteri
"Mesuropetala koehleri" = Mesuropetala muensteri Germar 1839 true dragonfly
 Odonata - Cymatophlebiidae
Cymatophlebia longialata Germar 1839 true dragonfly
 Odonata - Nannogomphidae
Nannogomphus bavaricus n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 true dragonfly
NHMW 1985/31/1, 1985/3/2
 Odonata - Aktassiidae
Aeschnogomphus intermedius Munster 1839 true dragonfly
 Odonata - Aeschnidiidae
"Aeschnidium densum" = Misofaeschnidium densum
"Aeschnidium densum" = Misofaeschnidium densum Hagen 1862 small darner
 Odonata - Isophlebiidae
Anisophlebia helle Hagen 1862 dragonfly
Isophlebia aspasia Hagen 1866 dragonfly