Rovereaz (Miocene of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (46.5° N, 6.7° E: paleocoordinates 46.5° N, 4.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

• Probably from "Molasse Grise de Lausanne"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression

Collection methods: Repository: probably ETH, Zurich

Primary reference: O. Heer. 1865. Die Urwelt der Schweiz 1-622 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 154954: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.03.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Coleoptera -
Saperda valdensis n. sp. Heer 1865 beetle