Duolun Village, Duolun County (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Nei Mongol, China (42.2° N, 116.5° E: paleocoordinates 44.5° N, 117.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Yixian Formation (Jehol Group), Early/Lower Aptian (125.5 - 122.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified, tuffaceous mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected in 2010

• Repository: Capital Normal University, Beijing

Primary reference: T. P. Gao, C. K. Shih, X. Xu, S. Wang, and D. Ren. 2012. Mid-Mesozoic flea-like ectoparasites of feathered or haired vertebrates. Current Biology 22:732-735 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 127184: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.05.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Siphonaptera - Pseudopulicidae
Pseudopulex magnus n. sp. Gao et al. 2012 flea