5 Mile Creek, western shore of Lake Wivenhoe (Triassic of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (27.3° S, 152.5° E: paleocoordinates 57.3° S, 138.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Esk Formation, Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Esk Formation contains a typical Dicroidium megaflora and an early Middle Triassic (Anisian) palynoflora.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Leon Steinhardt in 1991

• Repository: Queensland Museum

Primary reference: P. A. Jell and K. J. Lambkin. 1993. Middle Triassic orthopteroid (Titanoptera) insect from the Esk Formation at Lake Wivenhoe. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 33:258 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 160468: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.08.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Scytinopteridae
Scytinopteridae "Esk species A" Handlirsch 1906 true bug
QM F58707, 58708, 58709
Mesoscytina australis Tillyard 1919 true bug
QM F58693, ?F58694
 Orthoptera -
Steinhardtia maryae n. gen. n. sp.
Steinhardtia maryae n. gen. n. sp. Jell and Lambkin 1993 grasshopper
QM F25507