Aag near Franzensbad (Miocene of Czech Republic)

Also known as Františkovy Lázně

Where: Czech Republic (50.1° N, 12.3° E: paleocoordinates 50.4° N, 10.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cypris Formation, MN 4 (16.9 - 16.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified, green marl

• Cheb/Sokolov basin system. The first significant depositional episode in the Cheb Basin coincides with the deposition of late Oligocene-Miocene clastics in the whole extensional system of the Ohře Graben, controlled by E-W – trending depocenter.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Ottomar Novák in 1874

• Repository: National Museum in Prague

Primary reference: O. Novák. 1878. Fauna der Cyprisschiefer des Egerer Tertiärbeckens. Sitzungsberichte der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Classe der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften 76:71-96 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138837: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 29.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Pentatomidae
Brachypelta rotundata Novák 1878 stink bug