Stolleklint, Fur (Madsen collection) (Eocene of Denmark)

Where: Denmark (56.8° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 52.4° N, 5.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: ├ślst Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• Stolle Klint clay, basal part of ├ślst Formation

Environment/lithology: offshore ramp; lithified, fine-grained, gray claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Henrik Madsen, Rebekka Madsen

• Repository: private collection of Henrik and Rebekka Madsen; some specimens donated to Geological Museum, University of Copenhagen or Museum Mors (Mo-clay Museum)

Primary reference: J. Rust and N. M. Andersen. 1999. Giant ants from the Paleogene of Denmark with a discussion of the fossil history and early evolution of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 125:331-348 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138942: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 03.02.2013, edited by Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Orthoptera - Gryllidae
Gryllidae "indet sp 1"3 Laicharting 1781 true crickets
coll Madsen 16-C3618
Gryllidae "indet sp 2"3 Laicharting 1781 true crickets
coll Madsen 16-3851, 16-4607
Gryllidae "indet sp 3"3 Laicharting 1781 true crickets
coll Madsen 16-2373
Gryllidae "indet sp 4"3 Laicharting 1781 true crickets
Coll Madsen 16-B3533, 16-3076, 16-2757
Gryllidae "indet sp 6"3 Laicharting 1781 true crickets
Coll Madsen 16-2910
Gryllidae "indet sp 9"3 Laicharting 1781 true crickets
Coll Madsen 16-B3530
 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
"Pachycondyla rebekkae n. sp." = Ypresiomyrma rebekkae
"Pachycondyla rebekkae n. sp." = Ypresiomyrma rebekkae Rust and Andersen 1999 bulldog ant
GMUC 1995 8A, B
 Hemiptera - Hydrometridae
Palaeometra madseni n. gen. n. sp.1 Andersen 1998 marsh treader
GMUC Madsen 16-A2920
Eocenometra longicornis n. sp.1 Andersen 1998 marsh treader
GMUC Madsen 16-3925, 16-4634
 Hemiptera - Gerridae
Palaeogerris grandis1 Andersen 1998 water strider
Coll Madsen 16-4635, 16-A2111
Palaeogerris furensis1 Andersen 1998 water strider
Coll Madsen 16-2835, 16-4707(x2), 16-4730, 16-3151, 16-4547, 16-B2052, 16-3056, 16-3561, 16-4560, 16-4617; GMUC 16-2891, 16-3562
 Odonata - Whetwhetaksidae
Danowhetaksa rusti n. sp.4 Simonsen et al. 2022 damselfly
MM-14318
 Diptera - Tipulidae
Tipula pachyvena2 Freiwald 1990 crane fly
KM 67