Phoenix 2 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

Collected in 2012, 2013

• Repository: Capital Normal University, Beijing

Primary reference: N. Robin, O. Béthoux, E. Sidorchuk, Y. Y. Cui, Y. N. Li, D. Germain, A. King, F. Berenguer, and D. Ren. 2016. A Carboniferous mite on an insect reveals the antiquity of an inconspicuous interaction. Current Biology 26:1376-1382 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 179078: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.05.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Plecoptera - Gulouidae
Gulou carpenteri Béthoux et al. 2011 stonefly
 Cnemidolestodea - Spanioderidae
Longzhua loculata Gu et al. 2011 winged insect
Miamia maimai Béthoux et al. 2012 winged insect
Sinopteron huangheense Prokop and Ren 2007 winged insect
 Grylloblattodea - Sinonamuropteridae
Sinonamuropteris ningxiaensis Peng et al. 2005 ice crawler