Jishanpo, Chuxiong (Jurassic to of China)

Where: Yunnan, China (25.1° N, 101.8° E: paleocoordinates 23.1° N, 107.4° E)

When: Tuodian Formation, Oxfordian to Oxfordian (163.5 - 152.1 Ma)

• Oxfordian-Kimmeridgian Eosestheriopsis fauna according to Li and Matsuoka 2012.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified mudstone

• Foredeep of Longmenshan orogeny

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: Z. J. Zhang, L. W. Lu, Y. G. Jin, X. S. Fang, and Y. C. Hong. 2003. Discovery of fossil insects in the Tuodian Formation, central Yunnan. Geological Bulletin of China 22:452-455 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 164859: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.12.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae
Hydrophilidae indet. Latreille 1802 water scavenger beetle
 Mecoptera - Bittacidae
Neorthophlebia yunnanensis n. sp. Zhang and Hong 2003 hangingfly