Locle (Miocene of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (47.1° N, 6.7° E: paleocoordinates 47.3° N, 5.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sarmatian (12.7 - 11.6 Ma)

• MN 7

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified, white limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by A. Jaccard

• Repository: ETH (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule), Zürich

Primary reference: O. Heer. 1860. Ueber die fossilen Calosomen. Programm der Eidgenössisches Polytechnischen Schule für das Schuljahr 1860/61 1-10 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 153996: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.01.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Coleoptera - Carabidae
Calosoma caraboides n. sp. Heer 1860 ground beetle
Calosoma jaccardi n. sp. Heer 1860 ground beetle
 Coleoptera - Dytiscidae
"Cybister nicoleti" = Megadytes nicoleti1
"Cybister nicoleti" = Megadytes nicoleti1 Heer 1862 predaceous diving beetle
 Diptera - Trichoceridae
"Limnobia jaccardi n. sp." = Cladoneura jaccardi2
"Limnobia jaccardi n. sp." = Cladoneura jaccardi2 Heer 1864 winter crane fly