AAI50, Changbodianzi, Shangyuan (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Liaoning, China (41.6° N, 121.0° E: paleocoordinates 44.1° N, 123.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Jianshangou Formation, Late/Upper Barremian (130.0 - 125.5 Ma)

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

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Q.B. Lin in 1963-1964; reposited in the NIGPAS

Primary reference: Q. B. Lin. 1976. The Jurassic fossil insects from western Liaoning. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 15(1):97-116 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 146276: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.06.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
Tetraphalerus laetus n. sp. Lin 1976 reticulated beetle
NIGP 20113
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Parachorista miris n. sp. Lin 1976 scorpionfly
NIGP 20087
 Ephemeroptera - Hexagenitidae
Ephemeropsis trisetalis Eichwald 1864 mayfly
NIGP 19528
Paroryssus suspectus n. sp. Lin 1976 insect
NIGP 20116