Unspecified Fur Formation locality (Copenhagen Museum coll) (Eocene of Denmark)

Where: Denmark (56.8° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 52.4° N, 5.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Moler Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• Diatom-earth bed

Environment/lithology: offshore ramp; lithified, diatomaceous 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).

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by J.P. Andersen

• Specimens in the Geological and Mineralogical Museum of the University of 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 156747: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.05.2014

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Flatidae
Ormenis furcata n. sp. Henriksen 1922 planthopper