Station 16, Parachute Creek (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Colorado (39.5° N, 108.1° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 94.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Green River Formation, Bridgerian (50.3 - 46.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Henderson, Byram in 1923

Primary reference: T. D. A. Cockerell and N. Le Veque. 1931. The antiquity of insect structures. The American Naturalist 65:351-359 [C. Labandeira/C. Labandeira/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 151573: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 07.10.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera -
Protoliarus amabilis n. sp. Cockerell and Le Veque 1931 planthopper
 Lepidoptera -
Chionaemopsis quadrifasciatus n. gen. n. sp. Cockerell and Le Veque 1931 moth