East Africa Copal (Phyletisches Museum Jena PMJ collection) (Holocene of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (6.9° S, 39.3° E: paleocoordinates 6.9° S, 39.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Collection methods: Repository: Phyletisches Museum Jena (PMJ)

Primary reference: B. E. Boudinot, B. L. Bock, M. Weingardt, D. Tröger, J. Batelka, D. Li, A. Richter, H. Pohl, O. T. D. Moosdorf, K. Jandausch, J. U. Hammel and R. G. Beutel. 2024. Et latet et lucet: Discoveries from the Phyletisches Museum amber and copal collection in Jena, Germany. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 71:111-176 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 234540: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.04.2024

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea -
Isoptera indet. termite
PJM Pa 5794, 5798, 5802, 5803, 5811, 5815, 5818 5819, 5822, 5826, 5827
 Dicondylia -
Mantodea indet. Burmeister 1838 mantis
PJM Pa 5806
 Psocodea - Amphientomidae
Amphientomum knorrei n. sp. Weingardt et al. 2024 tropical barklouse
PJM Pa 5908
 Psocodea - Liposcelididae
Liposcelididae indet. Enderlein 1911 booklouse
PJM Pa 5827
 Coleoptera - Chrysomelidae
? Chrysomelidae indet. Latreille 1802 leaf beetle
PJM Pa 5892
? Bruchinae indet. Latreille 1802 leaf beetle
PJM Pa 5827
? Alticini indet. Newman 1834 flea beetle
PJM Pa 5810
 Coleoptera - Curculionidae
Platypodinae indet. Shuckard 1839 ambrosia beetle
PJM Pa 5798, 5805, 5807, 5812, 5814, 5816, 5819
Doliopygus cf. serratus Strohmeyer 1911 ambrosia beetle
PJM Pa 5827
 Coleoptera - Staphylinidae
Staphylinidae indet. Latreille 1802 rove beetle
PJM Pa 5828
 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Lepisiota sp. Santschi 1926 ant
PJM Pa 5807
Camponotus sp. Mayr 1861 ant
PJM Pa 5829
Dolichoderinae indet. Forel 1878 ant
PJM Pa 5817, 5821
cf. Hypoponera sp. Santschi 1938 ant
PJM Pa 5819
Pheidole cordata Holl 1829 ant
PJM Pa 5827, 5889
Crematogaster sp. Lund 1831 ant
PJM Pa 5824
Dorylus cf. molestus Gerstäcker 1859 driver ant
PJM Pa 5808, 5827, 5884
 Hymenoptera - Bethylidae
Bethylidae indet. Forster 1856 flat wasp
PJM Pa 5823
 Hymenoptera -
Anthophila indet. Latreille 1804 bee
PJM Pa 5793, 5810, 5894
 Hymenoptera - Apidae
Apinae indet. Latreille 1802 bee
PJM Pa 5795, 5807, 5814, 5816, 5817, 5826, 5892
Meliponini indet. Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau 1835 stingless bee
PJM Pa 5796, 5798, 5800, 5806, 5815, 5822, 5824, 5888, 5893
 Hymenoptera -
Chalcidoidea indet. Leach 1815 chalcid wasp
PJM Pa 5816, 5819, 5820, 5821
Platygastroidea indet. Haliday 1833 wasp
PJM Pa 5821
 Hymenoptera - Scelionidae
"Scelionidae indet." = Scelioninae
"Scelionidae indet." = Scelioninae Thomson 1858 wasp
PJM Pa 5809
 Hymenoptera - Platygastridae
Platygastridae indet. Haliday 1833 wasp
PJM Pa 5889
 Hymenoptera - Braconidae
Braconidae indet. Nees ab Esenbeck 1811 wasp
PJM Pa 5823
Cheloninae indet. Nees 1816 wasp
PJM Pa 5896
 Hemiptera - Anthocoridae
Anthocoridae indet. Fieber 1837 minute pirate bug
PJM Pa 5827
 Hemiptera - Psyllidae
Psyllidae indet. Latreille 1807 jumping plant louse
PJM Pa 5798
 Hemiptera -
Aleyrodoidea indet. true bug
PJM Pa 5822
Fulgoroidea indet. Latreille 1807 planthopper
PJM Pa 5793
 Hemiptera - Issidae
Issidae indet. Spinola 1839 planthopper
PJM Pa 5821
 Hemiptera - Cixiidae
Cixiidae indet. Spinola 1839 cixiid planthopper
PJM Pa 5821
 Diptera - Psychodidae
Psychodidae indet. Newman 1834 moth fly
PJM Pa 5896
 Diptera - Ceratopogonidae
Ceratopogonidae indet. Newman 1834 biting midge
PJM Pa 5889
 Diptera - Phoridae
Phoridae indet. Newman 1834 scuttle fly
PJM Pa 5808, 5823, 5827
 Diptera -
Sciaroidea indet. Billberg 1820 fungus gnat
PJM Pa 5809
 Diptera - Mycetophilidae
Mycetophilidae indet. Newman 1834 fungus gnat
PJM Pa 5890
Arachnida
 Araneae - Zodariidae
cf. Trygetus sp. Simon 1882 spider
PJM Pa 5807
 Araneae - Linyphiidae
Linyphiidae indet. Blackwall 1859 money spider/sheet weaver
PJM Pa 5809