Starunia: Late/Upper Pleistocene, Ukraine

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Insecta - Orthoptera - Acrididae
Acrididae indet. (Latreille 1802)
original and current combination Acrydiana
Gomphocerus sibiricus (Linnaeus 1767)
Zeuner 1942 1 specimen
original and current combination Gryllus (Locusta) sibiricus
Polish Academy of sciences 12
Stenobothrus posthumoides Zeuner 1934
Zeuner 1942 1 specimen
Polish Academy of sciences 10 (1 measurement)
Miramella alpina (Kollar 1833)
Zeuner 1941 1 specimen
Polish Academy of sciences 15
Melanoplus frigidus (Boheman 1846)
Zeuner 1941 4 specimens
Polish Academy of sciences 8, 12, 13, 14
Chorthippus angulatus Tarbinsky 1927
Zeuner 1942 1 specimen
Polish Academy of sciences 18 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Orthoptera - Tettigoniidae
Orphania denticauda (Charpentier 1825)
Zeuner 1939 1 specimen
recombined as Polysarcus denticauda
hind tibia
Zeuner 1939 1 specimen
ovipositor
Insecta - Coleoptera - Helophoridae
Helophorus sp. (Fabricius 1775)
Angus 1973 36 specimens
original and current combination Elophorus
Helophorus (Gephelophorus) sibiricus (Motschulsky 1860)
Angus 1973 1 specimen
Helophorus orientalis Motschulsky 1860
Angus 1973 2 specimens
Helophorus (Atracthelophorus) aspericollis Angus 1973
Angus 1973 14 specimens
Helophorus (Atracthelophorus) glacialis (Villa and Villa 1833)
Angus 1973 2 specimens
Helophorus discrepans Rey 1885
Angus 1973 1 specimen
Helophorus (Meghelophorus) grandis (Illiger 1798)
Angus 1973 1 specimen
Helophorus (Meghelophorus) aquaticus (Linnaeus 1758)
Angus 1973 196 specimens
Helophorus browni (McCorkle 1973)
Angus 1973 1 specimen
Helophorus praenanus (Lomnicki 1894)
Angus 1973 1 specimen
see common names

Geography
Country:Ukraine
Coordinates: 48.7° North, 24.5° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:48.7° North, 24.5° East
Time
Period:Quaternary Epoch:Pleistocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Late/Upper Pleistocene
Age range of interval:0.12600 - 0.01170 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: unlithified carbonaceous siltstone
Lithology description: Petroliferous silt
Environment:terrestrial indet. Tectonic setting:non-subsiding area
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection method comments: Specimens at Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow
Metadata
Database number:113753
Authorizer:M. Clapham Enterer:J. Karr, A. Delelli, M. Clapham
Modifier:M. Clapham Research group:paleoentomology
Created:2011-08-04 17:00:39 Last modified:2014-08-09 11:20:33
Access level:the public Released:2011-08-04 17:00:39
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

36944. F. E. Zeuner. 1943. The fossil Acrididae (Orth. Salt. ) Part IV Acrididae incertae sedis and Addendum to Catantopinae. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Eleventh Series 11:359-383 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]

Secondary references:

49559 R. B. Angus. 1973. Pleistocene Helophorus (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae) from Borislav and Starunia in the western Ukraine, with a reinterpretation of M. Lomnicki's species, description of a new Siberian species, and comparison with British Weichselian faunas. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, Biological Sciences 265:299-326 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
39932 F. E. Zeuner. 1939. Fossil Orthoptera Ensifera 1-321 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
36964 F. E. Zeuner. 1941. The fossil Acrididae (Orth. Salt. ) Part I, Catantopinae. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Eleventh Series 8:510-522 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]
41639 F. E. Zeuner. 1942. The fossil Acrididae (Orth. Salt.); Part III, Acridinae. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Eleventh Series 9(52):304-314 [M. Clapham/A. Delelli/M. Clapham]