Solnhofen (Teyler Museum 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)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

• Repository: Teyler Museum, Haarlem

Primary reference: H. Weyenbergh. 1869. Sur les Insectes fossiles du Calcaire Lithographique de la Bavière, qui se trouvent au Musée Teyler. Archives de Musée Teyler 2:1-48 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123906: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 02.02.2012, edited by Roger Benson, Matthew Clapham and Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Pancrustacea
  -
Insecta indet.5 Linnaeus 1758 insect
TM 6500, 6499, 6541, 6543, 6488, 6561
Insecta
  -
Carabus winkleri n. sp. Weyenbergh 1869 insect
TM 6373(4)
Ephemera meyeri n. sp.10 Weyenbergh 1874 insect
TM 6462
 Hemiptera -
Lystra vollenhoveni n. sp. Weyenbergh 1869 true bug
TM 6542
 Hemiptera - Palaeontinidae
"Cicada gigantea n. sp." = Prolystra lithographica10
"Cicada gigantea n. sp." = Prolystra lithographica10 Oppenheim 1888 true bug
TM 12573(4)
 Hemiptera - Belostomatidae
"Nepa primordialis" = Mesonepa primordialis, "Belostoma deperditum" = Scarabaeides deperditus7, "Belostomum hartingi n. sp." = Scarabaeides deperditus
"Nepa primordialis" = Mesonepa primordialis Germar 1839 giant water bug
TM 6465; TM 15333(15334), 15338, 15336, 15335, 15337 in Meunier 1897
"Belostoma deperditum" = Scarabaeides deperditus7 Germar 1839 giant water bug
TM 13191, 13192, 13193, 13124, 12391, 13292, 13135, 13136, 6391, 6392, 13294, 13293, 13186, 500, 700
"Belostomum hartingi n. sp." = Scarabaeides deperditus Germar 1839 giant water bug
TM 6389(90), 12557(8), 12559(60)
 Hemiptera - Corixidae
"Silpha tenuilythris n. sp." = Mesocorixa tenuielythris
"Silpha tenuilythris n. sp." = Mesocorixa tenuielythris Weyenbergh 1869 water boatman
TM 6522, 6402, 6519, 6408, 6473
 Dicondylia - Chresmodidae
"Propygolampis bronni n. gen. n. sp." = Chresmoda obscura10, "Pygolampis gigantea" = Chresmoda obscura
"Propygolampis bronni n. gen. n. sp." = Chresmoda obscura10 Germar 1839 winged insect
TM 12571(2)
"Pygolampis gigantea" = Chresmoda obscura Germar 1839 winged insect
TM 15347, 15346(5), 15343(4), 15339(15340), 15341(2), 15348(9) in Meunier 1897 (probably not Weyenbergh specimens)
 Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae
"Musca lithophila" = Lithoblatta lithophila, "Bombus conservatus n. sp." = Lithoblatta lithophila, "Apiaria veterana n. sp." = Lithoblatta lithophila
"Musca lithophila" = Lithoblatta lithophila Germar 1839 cockroach
TM 6427, 6428, 6399, 6511, 6400
"Bombus conservatus n. sp." = Lithoblatta lithophila Germar 1839 cockroach
TM 6460
"Apiaria veterana n. sp." = Lithoblatta lithophila Germar 1839 cockroach
TM 6480
 Orthoptera - Locustopsidae
"Phaneroptera germari" = Locustopsis germari
"Phaneroptera germari" = Locustopsis germari Münster 1842 grasshopper
TM 6401, 6417, 6446(7)
 Orthoptera - Gryllidae
Gryllites dubius Germar 1842 true crickets
TM 6464
 Orthoptera - Prophalangopsidae
"Locusta speciosa" = Pycnophlebia speciosa
"Locusta speciosa" = Pycnophlebia speciosa Germar 1839 hump-winged cricket
TM 6436, 6385, 6419
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
"Acheta quaerula n. sp." = Elcana lithophila
"Acheta quaerula n. sp." = Elcana lithophila Germar 1842 grasshopper
TM 6470, 6479
 Hymenoptera -
"Rhipidorhabdus schroeteri" = Myrmicium schroeteri8, "Rhipidorhabdus minimus" = Myrmicium schroeteri8, "Sphinx snelleni n. sp." = Myrmicium schroeteri, "Pseudosirex darwini n. sp." = Myrmicium schroeteri9
"Rhipidorhabdus schroeteri" = Myrmicium schroeteri8 Germar 1839 winged insect
TM 15395, 15396(7)
"Rhipidorhabdus minimus" = Myrmicium schroeteri8 Germar 1839 winged insect
TM 15399, 15400, 15401
"Sphinx snelleni n. sp." = Myrmicium schroeteri Germar 1839 winged insect
"caterpillar" TM 6523 tentatively assigned by Weyenbergh does not belong to this species
"Pseudosirex darwini n. sp." = Myrmicium schroeteri9 Germar 1839 winged insect
TM 12570
 Coleoptera -
"Tenebrio innominatus n. sp." = Pseudotenebrio innominatus, "Hister relictus n. sp." = Pseudotenebrio relictus, "Cryptocephalus antiquus n. sp." = Coleopteron antiquus
"Tenebrio innominatus n. sp." = Pseudotenebrio innominatus Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
TM 6597
"Hister relictus n. sp." = Pseudotenebrio relictus Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
TM 6589(90)
"Cryptocephalus antiquus n. sp." = Coleopteron antiquus Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
TM 6524, 6591
 Coleoptera - Staphylinidae
"Scaphidium hageni n. sp." = Scaphidiopsis hageni, "Cassida aequivoca n. sp." = Scaphidiopsis aequivoca
"Scaphidium hageni n. sp." = Scaphidiopsis hageni Weyenbergh 1869 rove beetle
TM 6543(4)
"Cassida aequivoca n. sp." = Scaphidiopsis aequivoca Weyenbergh 1869 rove beetle
TM 6461, 6509
 Coleoptera - Coptoclavidae
"Cetonia defossa n. sp." = Ditomoptera defossa, "Buprestis lapidelythris n. sp." = Ditomoptera dubia, "Palaeobelostoma hartingi n. gen. n. sp." = Pseudohydrophilus avitus7, "Oryctes pluto n. sp." = Pseudohydrophilus avitus
"Cetonia defossa n. sp." = Ditomoptera defossa Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
TM 6426, 6429, 6368
"Buprestis lapidelythris n. sp." = Ditomoptera dubia Germar 1839 beetle
TM 6445, 6364
"Palaeobelostoma hartingi n. gen. n. sp." = Pseudohydrophilus avitus7 von Heyden 1847 beetle
TM 13296, 13297
"Oryctes pluto n. sp." = Pseudohydrophilus avitus von Heyden 1847 beetle
TM 6418
 Coleoptera - Trachypachidae
Procalosoma major n. sp.4 Handlirsch 1906 false ground beetle
TM 15350
 Coleoptera - Carabidae
Opsis bavarica n. gen. n. sp.4
Opsis bavarica n. gen. n. sp.4 Handlirsch 1906 tiger beetle
 Coleoptera -
"Chrysomela rara n. sp." = Chrysomelophana rara, "Chrysomela lithographica n. sp." = Microcoleopteron lithographicum, "Coccinella heydeni n. sp." = Microcoleopteron heydeni, "Gyrinus jurassicus n. sp." = Microcoleopteron jurassicum
"Chrysomela rara n. sp." = Chrysomelophana rara Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
TM 6506
"Chrysomela lithographica n. sp." = Microcoleopteron lithographicum Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
TM 6557, 6598, 6585, 6593(4), 6592, 6558(9), 6483, 6520, 6513
"Coccinella heydeni n. sp." = Microcoleopteron heydeni Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
TM 6516
"Gyrinus jurassicus n. sp." = Microcoleopteron jurassicum Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
TM 6515
 Coleoptera - Schizophoridae
"Elater costeri n. sp." = Malmelater costeri, "Elater teyleri n. sp." = Malmelater teyleri, "Lacon petrosum n. sp." = Malmelater teyleri, "Elater grossus n. sp." = Malmelater grossum
"Elater costeri n. sp." = Malmelater costeri Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
TM 6525
"Elater teyleri n. sp." = Malmelater teyleri Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
TM 6425
"Lacon petrosum n. sp." = Malmelater teyleri Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
TM 6420
"Elater grossus n. sp." = Malmelater grossum Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
TM 6512
 Coleoptera -
"Cryptocephalus mesozoicus n. sp." = Apiaria mesozoica
"Cryptocephalus mesozoicus n. sp." = Apiaria mesozoica Weyenbergh 1869 beetle
TM 6493, 6588, 6526, 6597
 Diptera -
Empidia wulpi n. sp. Weyenbergh 1869 fly
TM 6406
 Neuroptera -
"Myrmeleon extinctus n. sp." = Pseudomyrmeleon extinctus
"Myrmeleon extinctus n. sp." = Pseudomyrmeleon extinctus Weyenbergh 1869 lacewing
TM 6435
 Neuroptera - Nymphidae
"Hemerobius priscus n. sp." = Nymphites priscus
"Hemerobius priscus n. sp." = Nymphites priscus Weyenbergh 1869 split-footed lacewing
TM 10335(10336)
 Neuroptera - Osmylopsychopidae
"Brongniartiella problematica n. gen. n. sp." = Brongniartiella gigas8, Brongniartiella inconditissimi n. sp.4
"Brongniartiella problematica n. gen. n. sp." = Brongniartiella gigas8 Weyenbergh 1869 lacewing
TM 6448
Brongniartiella inconditissimi n. sp.4 Handlirsch 1906 lacewing
Cyrtophyllites rogeri in Meunier, 1898 (pl 9, fig 17)
 Dicondylia -
"Naucoris lapidarius n. sp." = Palaeoheteroptera lapidaria
"Naucoris lapidarius n. sp." = Palaeoheteroptera lapidaria Weyenbergh 1869 winged insect
TM 6423, 6424, 6397, 6398, 6492, 6494(6553), 6554
 Ephemeroptera - Hexagenitidae
"Hexagenites mortua" = Hexagenites cellulosus2
"Hexagenites mortua" = Hexagenites cellulosus2 Hagen 1862 mayfly
TM 15389/15390
 Ephemerida - Mesephemeridae
"Ephemera procera" = Mesephemera procera8, "? Mesephemera weyenberghi n. sp." = Mesephemera procera4, "Anomalon palaeon n. sp." = Mesephemera prisca10
"Ephemera procera" = Mesephemera procera8 Hagen 1862 mayfly
TM 16166
"? Mesephemera weyenberghi n. sp." = Mesephemera procera4 Hagen 1862 mayfly
TM 6434; part of Anomalon palaeon in Weyenbergh, 1874 (pl 3, fig 8)
"Anomalon palaeon n. sp." = Mesephemera prisca10 Germar 1839 mayfly
TM 6534, 6483 (TM 15319 is type according to Demoulin, 1955)
 Dicondylia - Protomyrmeleontidae
"? Agrion eichstattense" = Malmagrion eichstattense6
"? Agrion eichstattense" = Malmagrion eichstattense6 Hagen 1862 winged insect
TM 6360, 6361
 Dicondylia - Tarsophlebiidae
Tarsophlebia eximia8 Hagen 1862 winged insect
TM 16178
 Odonata -
Hageniella problematica n. gen. n. sp.8
Hageniella problematica n. gen. n. sp.8 Meunier 1897 dragonfly
TM 16168
 Odonata - Stenophlebiidae
Stenophlebia sp.8, "Stenophlebia aequalis" = Stenophlebia latreillei8
Stenophlebia sp.8 Hagen 1866 dragonfly
TM 15376
"Stenophlebia aequalis" = Stenophlebia latreillei8 Germar 1839 dragonfly
TM 15371, 16176, 16170, 15373, 15374, 15375(15459) Petalura muensteri in Weyenbergh 1876, 16179
 Odonata - Mesuropetalidae
"Uropetala koehleri" = Mesuropetala muensteri8
"Uropetala koehleri" = Mesuropetala muensteri8 Germar 1839 true dragonfly
TM 15385, 15386, 15387(15388)
 Odonata - Cymatophlebiidae
Cymatophlebia longialata8 Germar 1839 true dragonfly
TM 15368, 15369, 15366(15367)
 Odonata - Nannogomphidae
"Agrion vetustum" = Nannogomphus vetustus6
"Agrion vetustum" = Nannogomphus vetustus6 Hagen 1848 true dragonfly
TM 6359 (probably determined by Weyenberg)
 Odonata - Aktassiidae
"Cordulegaster intermedius" = Aeschnogomphus intermedius8
"Cordulegaster intermedius" = Aeschnogomphus intermedius8 Munster 1839 true dragonfly
TM 16180, 15363, 15364
 Odonata - Isophlebiidae
Isophlebia aspasia8 Hagen 1866 dragonfly
TM 15392(13593), 15391
  -
Phaneroptera striata n. sp. Weyenbergh 1869 insect
TM 6582
Anisorhynchus lapideus n. sp. Weyenbergh 1869 insect
TM 6533
Chrysopa solenhofensis n. sp. Weyenbergh 1869 insect
TM 6468, 6469
Ephemera deposita n. sp.10 Weyenbergh 1874 insect
TM 6501
Cicada proserpina n. sp.10 Weyenbergh 1874 insect
TM 6528
Saperdites cristallosus n. sp.10 Weyenbergh 1874 insect
TM 6367
Hemerobius fossilis n. sp. Weyenbergh 1869 insect
TM 6538(9), 6569
Hydroporus petefractus n. sp. Weyenbergh 1869 insect
TM 6496
Cercopis prisca n. sp.10 Weyenbergh 1874 insect
TM 6560
Forficularia problematica n. sp. Weyenbergh 1869 insect
TM 6472, 6377(8), 6517(8), 6430, 6458(9), 6475
Leptura primigenia n. sp. Weyenbergh 1869 insect
TM 6489, 6578, 6572
? Tipularia teyleri n. sp. Weyenbergh 1869 insect
TM 6529
Cheilosia dubia n. sp. Weyenbergh 1869 insect
TM 6433, 6452
Blattaria dunckeri n. sp.10 Weyenbergh 1874 insect
TM 6505, 6504
Corixa mortua n. sp. Weyenbergh 1869 insect
TM 6369(6370)
Meloe bavaricus n. sp.10 Weyenbergh 1874 insect
TM 6444
Termes fossilis n. sp.10 Weyenbergh 1874 insect
TM 6540
Reptilia
 Testudines - Eurysternidae
Solnhofia parsonsi n. gen. n. sp.3
Solnhofia parsonsi n. gen. n. sp.3 Gaffney 1975 turtle
TM 4023, cranium and mandible
 Rhynchocephalia - Pleurosauridae
"Anguisaurus bipes n. sp." = Pleurosaurus goldfussi1
"Anguisaurus bipes n. sp." = Pleurosaurus goldfussi1 von Meyer 1831 rhynchocephalian
Crinoidea
 Roveacrinida - Saccocomidae
"Hasseltides primigenius n. sp." = Saccocoma bajeri
"Hasseltides primigenius n. sp." = Saccocoma bajeri Koenig 1825 Sea lily
TM 6547, 6548
 Pseudofossil -
Velia cornuta n. sp.10
Velia cornuta n. sp.10 Weyenbergh 1874
TM 6498(7)