Qingjing River, Zhichang County (Jurassic of China)

Where: Gansu, China (37.1° N, 109.7° E: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 114.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Zhiluo Formation, Middle Jurassic (174.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the NIGPAS

Primary reference: Q. B. Lin. 1982. Insecta. Palaeontological Atlas of Northwest China: Shaanxi, Gansu, Ningxia Volume 3:70-83 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 154785: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.03.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Orthophlebia quadrimacula n. sp. Lin 1982 scorpionfly
NIGP 44792