North of Sofiero (Triassic of Sweden)

Where: Sweden (56.1° N, 12.7° E: paleocoordinates 44.6° N, 8.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Höganäs Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified shale

• Paleosols, channels, and floodplain and deltaic deposits dominate the Bjuv Member. Höganäs basin, situated in the Sorgenfrei-Tornquist Zone, characterized by extensive block-faulting and several Triassic-Jurassic extensional episodes.

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by A. Nathorst

Primary reference: O. Heer. 1878. Ueber einige Insektenreste aus der raetischen Formation Schonens. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlinger 4:192-197 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 130418: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 09.07.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Coleoptera -
"Curculionites parvulus n. sp." = Paracurculionites parvulus
"Curculionites parvulus n. sp." = Paracurculionites parvulus Heer 1878 beetle