Anvil Points, Labandeira site, locality 41088 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Colorado (39.5° N, 108.0° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 94.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Green River Formation, Bridgerian (50.3 - 46.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified lime mudstone

• Laramide-style block faulting

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by D. Kohls in 1995; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: G. M. Dlussky and A. P. Rasnitsyn. 2002. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Formation Green River and some other middle Eocene deposits of North America. Russian Entomological Journal 11:411-436 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138673: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 25.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Ectobiidae
Cariblattoides labandeirai4 Vrsansky et al. 2012 cockroach
USNM 542290,291
Ectobius kohlsi3 Vrsansky et al. 2014 cockroach
USNM 41088/25457
 Orthoptera - Eumastacidae
Eoerianthus eocaenicus1 Gorochov 2012 monkey grasshopper
USNM Kohls 27186, 26973
 Orthoptera - Tetrigidae
Eotetrix unicornis1 Gorochov 2012 pygmy grasshopper
USNM Kohls 26224, 26986, 26216-AB, 25721, 26130
 Orthoptera - Gryllidae
? Nemobiinae indet.1 Chopard 1922 true crickets
USNM Kohls 25348
Eozacla arachnomorpha1 Gorochov 2012 spider cricket
USNM Kohls 27088/27321, 27184
Eozacla problematica1 Gorochov 2012 spider cricket
USNM Kohls 25422-AB, 25763
? Eneopterinae indet.1 Kirby 1906 bush cricket
USNM Kohls 25657, 25535, 25423-AB
? Podoscirtinae indet.1 Chopard 1934 true crickets
USNM Kohls 27243
Gryllinae indet.1 Laicharting 1781 field cricket
USNM Kohls 26445-AB, 25627
Pronemobius sp.1 Scudder 1890 field cricket
USNM Kohls 26937
Pronemobius ? tertiarius1 Scudder 1878 field cricket
USNM Kohls 26208, 25538-B, 25717
Eogryllus unicolor1 Gorochov 2012 field cricket
USNM Kohls 27630
 Orthoptera - Mogoplistidae
Eomogoplistes longipennis1 Gorochov 2012 scaly cricket
USNM Kohls 25299
Pteromogoplistes sp.1 Gorochov 2012 scaly cricket
USNM Kohls 27663, 26168-AB
Pteromogoplistes grandis1 Gorochov 2012 scaly cricket
USNM Kohls 27267, Kohls 53162, Kohls 25254
Pteromogoplistes ? smithii1 Scudder 1890 scaly cricket
USNM Kohls 27145, 25703-AB, 26331, 25384, 26315
 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Dolichoderus kohlsi Dlussky and Rasnitsyn 2002 ant
USNM 495949, 495950
Eoformica pinguis Scudder 1877 ant
USNM 495946, 947, 951, 953-956, 960
 Hymenoptera - Ichneumonidae
? Scambus parachuti n. sp.2 Spasojevic et al. 2018 ichneumon wasp
USNM 565885