Monod, near Chexbres (Miocene of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (46.5° N, 6.8° E: paleocoordinates 46.5° N, 4.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: collection of Ch. Gaudin

Primary reference: O. Heer. 1862. Beitr├Ąge zur Insektenfauna Oeningens: Coleoptera. Geodephagen, Hydrocanthariden, Gyriniden, Brachelytren, Clavicornen, Lamellicornen und Buprestiden. Natuurkundige Verhandelingen van de Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen te Haarlem 16(2):1-90 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 154053: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.01.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae
Hydrophilus gaudini n. sp. Heer 1862 water scavenger beetle
Hydrophilus ruminianus n. sp. Heer 1865 water scavenger beetle