Meixi, Yiyang County (Jurassic of China)

Where: Jiangxi, China (28.6° N, 117.5° E: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 122.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Menkoushan Formation, Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• Lower part of Menkoushan Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: paralic; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Foreland basin of Dabei orogen

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the NIGPAS

Primary reference: Z. Q. Huang, F. Y. Li, and Q. B. Lin. 1991. Some Early Jurassic insects from Meixi of Yiyang County, Jiangxi. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 30:647-653 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 156323: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.05.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
Samaroblatta sp. Tillyard 1919 cockroach
NIGP 109264, 109266
Samaroblatta nitida Lin 1986 cockroach
NIGP 109267
 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
Notocupes sp. Ponomarenko 1964 reticulated beetle
NIGP 109266
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Protorthophlebia latipennis Tillyard 1933 scorpionfly
NIGP 109268
 Reculida - Geinitziidae
"Meixiella postiretis n. gen. n. sp." = Shurabia postiretis
"Meixiella postiretis n. gen. n. sp." = Shurabia postiretis Huang et al. 1991 winged insect
NIGP 109269