Las Hoyas (ADR collection) (Cretaceous of Spain)

Where: Cuenca, Spain (40.1° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 30.6° N, 8.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified limestone

• shallow to deep lacustrine facies; "produced in the context of a continental (freshwater) subtropical, seasonal summer wet, carbonate wetland that overlay a low-relief karstic terrain. The wetland was drained by carbonate-rich freshwater and comprised a typical environmental mosaic of swampy plains, ponds, lakes, ephemeral channels and sloughs."

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Armando Diaz-Romeral collection, Cuenca

Primary reference: X. Martínez-Delclòs. 1993. Blátidos (Insecta, Blattodea) del Cretácico Inferior de España. Familias Mesoblattinidae, Blattulidae y Poliphagidae. Boletín Geológico y Minero 104:516-538 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 152992: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.12.2013, edited by Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Belostomatidae
Iberonepa roemerali n. gen. n. sp.5
Iberonepa roemerali n. gen. n. sp.5 Martínez-Delclòs et al. 1995 giant water bug
ADR collection, 134 adults, 15 molts of nymphs
 Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae
Nogueroblatta fontllongae Martínez-Delclòs 1993 cockroach
Hispanoblatta sumptuosa n. gen. n. sp. Martínez-Delclòs 1993 cockroach
ADR-0041-I, 0048-I, 0060-I
 Diptera - Nemestrinidae
Prosoeca (Palembolus) saxea n. sp.6 Mostovski and Martínez-Delclòs 2000 tangle-veined fly
LH ADR-0040-IB
 Odonata - Stenophlebiidae
Hispanostenophlebia barremiana n. gen. n. sp.1 Fleck et al. 2003 dragonfly
 Odonata - Cymatophlebiidae
Hoyaeshna cretacica n. gen. n. sp.7
Hoyaeshna cretacica n. gen. n. sp.7 Nel and Martínez-Delclòs 1993 true dragonfly
 Odonata - Gomphidae
Ilerdaegomphus torcae n. sp.4 Martínez-Delclòs and Nel 1994 clubtail dragonfly
ADR-0038-I, 0054-I
 Odonata - Aeschnidiidae
Aeschnidiidae indet.2 Handlirsch 1906 small darner
ADR-00178-I; ADR-M-I 84 in Fleck & Nel 1993
Sinaeschnidia martinezdelclosi2 Fleck and Nel 2003 small darner
Angloaeschnidium montreuili n. sp.2 Fleck and Nel 2003 small darner
ADR-0036 I-A,B; ADR-0096 I-A
Gigantoaeschnidium ibericus8 Nel and Martínez-Delclòs 1993 small darner
Nannoaeschnidium pumilio n. gen. n. sp.8 Nel and Martínez-Delclòs 1993 small darner
 Decapoda - Astacidae
Austropotamobius llopisi3 Via 1971 freshwater crayfish
ADR18, 82, NC1, NC2
 Araneae - Uloboridae
"Macryphantes cowdeni" = Palaeouloborus cowdeni9
"Macryphantes cowdeni" = Palaeouloborus cowdeni9 Selden 1990 hackled orb-weaver
 Araneae - Tetragnathidae
Huergina diazromerali n. gen. n. sp.9
Huergina diazromerali n. gen. n. sp.9 Selden and Penney 2003 spider