Yanqing district (Jurassic to of China)

Where: Beijing Shi, China (40.5° N, 116.0° E: paleocoordinates 42.0° N, 119.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Houcheng Formation, Callovian to Callovian (166.1 - 157.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified mudstone

• Basins characterized by flexure and early rifting (Li et al., 2004)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Beijing Institute of Geology

Primary reference: Y. C. Hong and Z. Z. Xiao. 1997. New fossil Blattodea, Coleoptera and Mecoptera (Insecta) from Houcheng Formation of Yanqing County, Beijing. Beijing Geology 1997(3):1-10 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 162200: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
Rhipidoblattina (Canaliblatta) yanqingensis n. sp. Hong and Xiao 1997 cockroach
IH001
Sogdoblatta heiheensis n. sp. Hong and Xiao 1997 cockroach
IH11
Euryblattula huapenensis n. sp. Hong and Xiao 1997 cockroach
IH004
Samaroblattula lineata n. sp. Hong and Xiao 1997 cockroach
IH12
Samaroblattula houchengensis n. sp. Hong and Xiao 1997 cockroach
IH010, 014
Samaroblattula lata n. sp. Hong and Xiao 1997 cockroach
IH003
Samaroblattula lingulata n. sp. Hong and Xiao 1997 cockroach
IH022
 Coleoptera -
Yanqingia jurassica n. gen. n. sp.
Yanqingia jurassica n. gen. n. sp. Hong and Xiao 1997 beetle
IH005
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Protorthophlebia yanqingensis n. sp. Hong and Xiao 1997 scorpionfly
IH002