East Africa Copal (Stockholm coll) (Holocene of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (6.9° S, 39.3° E: paleocoordinates 6.9° S, 39.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Collection methods: Repository: Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm

Primary reference: J. W. Dalman. 1826. Om insekter inneslutne i Copal; jemte beskrifning på några deribland förekommande nya slägten och arter. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 1825:375-410 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 152160: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.11.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Ricaniidae
Ricania equestris n. sp. Dalman 1826 planthopper
 Hemiptera -
Asiraca albipuncta n. sp. Dalman 1826 planthopper
 Blattodea - Blattoidae
Blatta persipicillata n. sp. Dalman 1826 cockroach
 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Aphaenogaster sp. Mayr 1853 ant
Syninclusion with C. eucarpus
 Hymenoptera - Torymidae
"Palmon capitellatus n. sp." = Podagrion capitellatum, "Palmon clavellatus n. sp." = Podagrion clavellatum, "Palmon bellator n. gen. n. sp." = Podagrion bellator
"Palmon capitellatus n. sp." = Podagrion capitellatum Dalman 1826 chalcid wasp
"Palmon clavellatus n. sp." = Podagrion clavellatum Dalman 1826 chalcid wasp
"Palmon bellator n. gen. n. sp." = Podagrion bellator Dalman 1826 chalcid wasp
 Coleoptera - Staphylinidae
Articerus armatus n. gen. n. sp.
Articerus armatus n. gen. n. sp. Dalman 1826 rove beetle
 Coleoptera - Ripiphoridae
Ripidius megalophus n. sp., "Ripidius pyrrholophus n. sp." = Pauroripidius pyrrholophus
Ripidius megalophus n. sp. Dalman 1826 wedge shaped beetle
"Ripidius pyrrholophus n. sp." = Pauroripidius pyrrholophus Dalman 1826 wedge shaped beetle
 Coleoptera - Cleridae
Tillus nigripes n. sp. Dalman 1826 checkered beetle
 Coleoptera - Endomychidae
"Paussus cruciatus n. sp." = Trochoideus cruciatus
"Paussus cruciatus n. sp." = Trochoideus cruciatus Dalman 1826 handsome fungus beetle
 Coleoptera - Cerambycidae
Cerambyx dichropterus n. sp. Dalman 1826 longhorned beetle
 Coleoptera - Brentidae
"Prionopus acanthomerus n. gen. n. sp." = Prionophyes acanthomerus
"Prionopus acanthomerus n. gen. n. sp." = Prionophyes acanthomerus Dalman 1826 weevil
 Lepidoptera - Erebidae
Charidea metis n. sp. Dalman 1826 moth
male and female in same piece of copal
Arachnida
 Pseudoscorpiones - Withiidae
"Chelifer eucarpus n. sp." = Withius eucarpus
"Chelifer eucarpus n. sp." = Withius eucarpus Dalman 1826 pseudoscorpion