Große Kley, Mörse (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (52.4° N, 10.7° E: paleocoordinates 41.6° N, 17.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Falciferum (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

• The known insect remains were found within the nodules, originating from the early Toarcian Harpoceras falciferum Zone,

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, nodular mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Ulrich Conrady in 1981-1984

• Repository: Geoscience Centre of the Georg-August University of Gottingen, Germany (GZG).

Primary reference: K. Kopeć, A. Soszyńska-Maj, A. Gehler, J. Ansorge, and W. Krzemiński. 2018. Mecoptera and Diptera from the early Toarcian (Early Jurassic) deposits of Wolfsburg – Große Kley (Lower Saxony, Germany). Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 107:163-171 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 192037: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.03.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Mecoptera - Bittacidae
Bittacidae indet. Handlirsch 1906 hangingfly
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Orthophlebia elongata Handlirsch 1939 scorpionfly
GZG.INV.92006, 92008, 92009, 92009b, 92010
 Diptera - Anisopodidae
Mesorhyphus ulrichi n. sp. Kopeć and Gehler 2018 wood gnat
 Diptera - Limoniidae
Architipula clara Handlirsch 1939 crane fly
Architipula bodei Handlirsch 1939 crane fly
 Diptera - Ptychopteridae
Eoptychoptera simplex Handlirsch 1906 phantom crane fly
GZG.INV.91999, 92000
 Diptera -
Archipleciomima germanica Krzemiński and Ansorge 2018 fly