Vishnevaya Balka creek, outcrop 4, Stavropol (PIN collection 224) (Miocene of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (45.1° N, 42.3° E: paleocoordinates 45.5° N, 41.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Middle Miocene, Karaganian regional stage

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified, carbonaceous shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: E. E. Becker-Migdisova. 1964. Treticnye ravokrylye Stravropol'ja. Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta Moskva 54:1-104 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138756: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.01.2013, edited by Amy Delelli and Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Aphididae
Stomaphis eupetes n. sp.4 Wegierek and Mamontova 1993 aphid
PIN 224/137, 76, 183, 218, 2329, 2973
 Hemiptera - Aphrophoridae
Philagra karaganensis n. sp. Becker-Migdisova 1964 froghopper
PIN 224/12
 Hemiptera - Gerridae
? Aquarius sp.1 Schellenberg 1800 water strider
PIN 224/39 (outcrop not specified)
 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Paraphaenogaster microphthalmus n. gen. n. sp.2, "Ponerites stauropolitanus n. sp." = Taphopone stauropolitanus2
Paraphaenogaster microphthalmus n. gen. n. sp.2 Dlussky 1981 ant
PIN 224/213
"Ponerites stauropolitanus n. sp." = Taphopone stauropolitanus2 Dlussky 1981 ant
PIN 224/24
 Coleoptera - Dytiscidae
Copelatus spp.3 Erichson 1832 predaceous diving beetle
PIN 224/145, 190