Struer (Copenhagen coll) (Eocene of Denmark)

Where: Denmark (56.5° N, 8.6° E: paleocoordinates 52.0° N, 5.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: offshore ramp; lithified, concretionary mudstone

• The depositional environment was in the Palaeocene–Eocene precursor of the North Sea, which was an almost or entirely enclosed inland body, open to the Atlantic at least at times (Bonde 1997).
• "Cementstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Mineralogical Museum, Copenhagen

Primary reference: K. L. Henriksen. 1922. Eocene insects from Denmark. Danmarks Geologiske Undersøgelse 37:1-36 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 156722: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 29.05.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Nogodinidae
"Hammapteryx paucistriata n. gen. n. sp." = Henriksenopterix paucistriata
"Hammapteryx paucistriata n. gen. n. sp." = Henriksenopterix paucistriata Henriksen 1922 planthopper
 Orthoptera -
Nymphomorpha medialis Henriksen 1922 grasshopper
 Diptera -
Schizophora indet. Becher 1882 fly
 Diptera - Tipulidae
"Eriocera dimidiata n. sp." = Hexatoma dimidiata
"Eriocera dimidiata n. sp." = Hexatoma dimidiata Henriksen 1922 crane fly
 Odonata - Megapodagrionidae
"Phenacolestes jutlandica n. sp." = Furagrion jutlandicus
"Phenacolestes jutlandica n. sp." = Furagrion jutlandicus Henriksen 1922 flatwing