Bon Tsagaan (PIN collection 3559, outcrop 118/18) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Where: Mongolia (45.5° N, 99.1° E: paleocoordinates 46.1° N, 99.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Khurilt Member (Dzun-Bain Formation), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• Possibly late Neocomian (Barremian)-early Aptian but typically treated as Aptian by paleoentomologists.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Primary reference: P. Vršanský. 2003. Unique assemblage of Dictyoptera (Insecta - Blattaria, Mantodea, Isoptera) from the Lower Cretaceous of Bon Tsagaan Nuur in Mongolia. Entomological Problems 33:119-151 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 155551: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 16.04.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
Nuurcala popovi Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/8257, 8258(61)
 Dicondylia -
Blattodea indet. Latreille 1810 cockroach
PIN 3559/8246, 8252
 Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae
Praeblattella ponomarenkoi Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/8232, 8238, 8240, 8241, 8243, 8248, 8251, 8253
Praeblattella dichotoma Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/8230, 8233
Tarakanula shcherbakovi Vršanský 2003 cockroach
PIN 3559/8229, 8235, 8247, 8225, 8249
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Elisama parallela Vršanský 2003 winged insect
PIN 3559/8227, 8231, 8245, 8231, 8254
Elisama tsaganica Vršanský 1999 winged insect
PIN 3559/8220, 8221, 8224, 8226, 8228, 8231, 8234, 8235, 8236, 8237, 8239, 8256, 8259, 8282
 Mantodea -
Cretophotina mongolica Gratshev and Zherikhin 1993 mantis
PIN 3559/8223