Emba (Cretaceous of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kazakhstan (48.9° N, 58.2° E: paleocoordinates 43.2° N, 51.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Possibly terrestrial, but ammonites reported from Albian-Cenomanian in Emba region

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by V.A. Vakhrameev in 1946

• Repository: not stated (perhaps Vernadsky State Geological Museum, Moscow - location of other Zalessky material)

Primary reference: G. M. Zalessky. 1953. Novye mestonakhozhdeniya Melovykh nasekomykh v Povolzh'e, Kazakhstane i Zabaykal'e. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR 89:163-166 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 160747: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.08.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Neuroptera - Psychopsidae
Embaneura vachrameevi n. gen. n. sp.
Embaneura vachrameevi n. gen. n. sp. Zalessky 1953 silky lacewing