Qishuihe outcrop, Hejiafang, Jinsuoguan Town, Tongchuan City (Triassic of China)

Where: Shaanxi, China (35.2° N, 109.0° E: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 87.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Tongchuan Formation), Longobardian (242.0 - 235.0 Ma)

• Fossils come from Upper part of Lower Member of Tongchuan. Ash beds from within the insect-bearing units dated at 238.0 and 237.4 Ma, indicating latest Ladinian age (Zheng et al., 2018).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified, gray, green mudstone

• Grayish-green mudstone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the NIGPAS

Primary reference: D. R. Zheng, A. Nel, B. Wang, E. A. Jarzembowski, S. C. Chang and H. C. Zhang. 2017. The first Triassic 'Protodonatan' (Zygophlebiidae) from China: stratigraphical implications. Geological Magazine 154:169-174 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 183209: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.12.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Surijokocixiidae
Boreocixius sp. Becker-Migdisova 1955 planthopper
NIGP 162045
 Hemiptera -
Aphidoidea indet. Latreille 1802 aphid
NIGP 162047
 Hemiptera - Dunstaniidae
Dunstaniidae indet. Tillyard 1916 true bug
NIGP 162046
 Hemiptera - Progonocimicidae
Cicadocorinae indet. Bekker-Migdisova 1958 true bug
NIGP 162049, 162055
 Orthoptera - Locustavidae
Locustavidae indet. Sharov 1968 grasshopper
NIGP 162042
 Coleoptera -
Elateriformia indet. Crowson 1960 beetle
NIGP 162053
Dytiscoidea indet. Leach 1815 beetle
NIGP 162054
Myxophaga indet. Crowson 1955 beetle
NIGP 162052
 Mecoptera - Mesopsychidae
Prochoristella sp. Riek 1953 scorpionfly
NIGP 162043
 Trichoptera -
Folindusia sp. Berry 1927 caddisfly
NIGP 162050
 Reculida - Chaulioditidae
Chauliodites sp. Heer 1864 winged insect
NIGP 162048
 Dicondylia - Zygophlebiidae
Zygophlebia sp. Pritykina 1981 winged insect
NIGP 163160
Zygophlebia tongchuanensis n. sp. Zheng et al. 2017 winged insect
NIGP 162226