East Africa Copal (NHM Wien coll) (Holocene of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (6.9° S, 39.3° E: paleocoordinates 6.9° S, 39.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Reposited in the NHMW

Primary reference: O. Heer. 1849. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Zweiter Theil: Henschrecken, Florfliegen, Aderflügler, Schmetterlinge und Fliegen 1-264 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123418: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 21.01.2012

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Cixiidae
? Cixiidae indet.1 Spinola 1839 cixiid planthopper
NHMW 1984/31/36-C
 Hemiptera - Ricaniidae
Yuripopoverus africanus n. gen. n. sp.2
Yuripopoverus africanus n. gen. n. sp.2 Stroinski and Szwedo 2011 planthopper
NHMW 1984/31/30-C
 Hemiptera - Issidae
Issidae indet.1 Spinola 1839 planthopper
NHMW 1984/31/32-C
 Hemiptera - Derbidae
Derbidae indet.1 Spinola 1839 planthopper
NHMW 1984/31/30-C, 1984/31/92
 Hemiptera - Cicadidae
Cicadidae indet.1 Latreille 1802 cicada
NHMW 1984/31/33-C
 Hemiptera - Cicadellidae
Cicadellidae indet.1 Latreille 1825 leafhopper
NHMW 1984/31/34-C
Typhlocybinae indet.1 Kirschbaum 1868 leafhopper
NHMW 1984/31/35-C
 Blattodea - Kalotermitidae
"Termes (Eutermes) pusillus n. sp." = Glyptotermes pusillus
"Termes (Eutermes) pusillus n. sp." = Glyptotermes pusillus Heer 1849 termite
"Bernstein" - no collecting details given (now identified as copal)