Republic (UWBM collection) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Washington (48.7° N, 118.7° W: paleocoordinates 54.4° N, 101.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tom Thumb Member (Klondike Mountain Formation), Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• "late Ypresian"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Basin developed in Republic graben

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression

Collection methods: Repository: University of Washington Burke Museum

Primary reference: S. B. Archibald, R. W. Mathewes, and D. R. Greenwood. 2013. The Eocene apex of panorpoid scorpionfly family diversity. Journal of Paleontology 87:677-695 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 147822: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.07.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hymenoptera - Ichneumonidae
Ichneumonidae indet.1 Latreille 1802 ichneumon wasp
UWBM 77457
 Hymenoptera - Cimbicidae
Cimbicidae indet.1 Leach 1817 cimbicid sawfly
UWBM 54840
 Coleoptera - Brentidae
Ithyceroides klondikensis n. gen. n. sp.2
Ithyceroides klondikensis n. gen. n. sp.2 Legalov 2015 weevil
UWBM 72299A
 Mecoptera - Eorpidae
Eorpa ? ypsipeda Archibald et al. 2013 scorpionfly
UWBM 57198 (Ephemeroptera in Lewis, 1992 and Lewis and Wehr, 1993)