Where: Concepción, Chile (37.2° S, 73.0° W: paleocoordinates 53.8° S, 39.9° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Santa Juana Formation, Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)
• Assigned a Carnian age based on paleoflora and Nielsen (in press) by Gallego et al. (2005), but others have proposed Upper Carnian/Lower Norian (based on marine molluscs) or Upper Carnian to Lower Rhaetian (also on paleoflora).
Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified, black mudstone
Size class: mesofossils
Collected by S.V. Nielsen, K. Bandel in 1997, 2000
• Specimens kept in SGO-PI – Paleontology Section of the Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santiago, Chile.
Primary reference: R. G. Martins-Neto, O. F. Gallego, and R. N. Melchor. 2003. The Triassic insect fauna from South America (Argentina, Brazil and Chile): a checklist (except Blattoptera and Coleoptera) and descriptions of new taxa. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 46(Suppl):229-256 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 123024: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 10.01.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham
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