Dragon 1 outcrop, Xiaheyan, Zhongwei County (Carboniferous of China)

Where: Ningxia, China (37.4° N, 105.0° E: paleocoordinates 12.2° N, 67.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tupo Formation, Bashkirian (323.2 - 315.2 Ma)

• Namurian B-C

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: paralic; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Western margin of Ordos basin, developed on North China craton

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Capital Normal University, Beijing

Primary reference: Y. Fu, O. BĂ©thoux, Q. Yang and D. Ren. 2015. The earliest and most oriental Calvertiellidae unearthed (Palaeodictyoptera; Late Carboniferous; China). Insect Systematics & Evolution 46:485-492 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 175803: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.01.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Palaeodictyoptera - Calvertiellidae
Xiaheyanella orta n. gen. n. sp.
Xiaheyanella orta n. gen. n. sp. Fu et al. 2015 winged insect
CNU-NX1-167