Bon Tsagaan (PIN collection 3559, outcrop 74/6) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Where: Mongolia (45.5° N, 99.1° E: paleocoordinates 46.1° N, 99.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Khurilt Member (Dzun-Bain Formation), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• Possibly late Neocomian (Barremian)-early Aptian but typically treated as Aptian by paleoentomologists.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: V. A. Blagoderov. 1998. Fungus Gnats (Diptera, Mycetophilidae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Mongolia. Paleontological Journal 32(6):598-604 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 129999: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 03.07.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dicondylia -
Blattodea indet. Latreille 1810 cockroach
PIN 3559/456, 458, 460, 461
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Elisama parallela Vršanský 2003 winged insect
PIN 3559/455, 456, 459
Elisama tsaganica Vršanský 1999 winged insect
PIN 3559/455, 468
 Diptera - Mycetophilidae
Paradzickia morwen n. sp. Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/4376
Syntemna tele Blagoderov 1998 fungus gnat
PIN 3559/4375