AH644E, Yaojiashan, Laocun, Shouchang (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Zhejiang, China (29.3° N, 119.1° E: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 122.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Laocun Formation, Barremian (129.4 - 125.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Early Cretaceous "basin-and-range" style tectonics forming half-grabens (Wang & Shu, 2012)

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the NIGPAS

Primary reference: Q. B. Lin. 1980. Fossil insects from the Mesozoic of Zhejiang and Anhui provinces. Division and Correlation of the Mesozoic Volcano-Sedimentary Strata in Zhejiang and Anhui Provinces 211-234 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 155606: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.04.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Mesopanorpa yaojiashanensis n. sp. Lin 1980 scorpionfly
NIGP 38583