Kutschlin near Bilin (Eocene of Czech Republic)

Also known as Kučlín

Where: Czech Republic (50.5° N, 13.8° E: paleocoordinates 49.4° N, 9.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• A thin basaltoid sheet covers the top of the sedimentary body. A tephrite flow

•has been sampled from large loose rock slabs on the top of the hill and is age source of the radiometric data by Bellon et al. (1998) – 38.3±0.9 MA.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; lithified diatomite

• North Bohemian rift basin (Prokop, 2003).

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: not stated

Primary reference: J. V. Deichmüller. 1881. Fossile Insecten aus dem Diatomeenschiefer von Kutschlin bei Bilin, Böhmen. Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Germanicae Naturae Curiosorum 42:293-330 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138883: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Notonectidae
"Notonecta heydeni n. sp." = Anisops heydeni
"Notonecta heydeni n. sp." = Anisops heydeni Deichmüller 1881 true bug
 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Oecophylla obesa, "Hypoclinea kutschlinica n. sp." = Dolichoderus kutschlinicus
Oecophylla obesa Heer 1849 weaver ant
"Hypoclinea kutschlinica n. sp." = Dolichoderus kutschlinicus Deichmüller 1881 ant
 Coleoptera - Elateridae
Campsosternus atavus n. sp. Deichmüller 1881 click beetle
Elaterites dicrepidioides n. sp. Deichmüller 1881 click beetle
 Coleoptera - Cerambycidae
Mesosites macrophthalmus n. gen. n. sp.
Mesosites macrophthalmus n. gen. n. sp. Deichmüller 1881 longhorned beetle
 Coleoptera - Curculionidae
"Balaninus geinitzi n. sp." = Curculio geinitzi, Anisorhynchus deletus n. sp., Thylacites rugosus n. sp., Chalcodermus kirschi n. sp.
"Balaninus geinitzi n. sp." = Curculio geinitzi Deichmüller 1881 snout beetle
Anisorhynchus deletus n. sp. Deichmüller 1881 snout beetle
Thylacites rugosus n. sp. Deichmüller 1881 snout beetle
Chalcodermus kirschi n. sp. Deichmüller 1881 snout beetle
 Coleoptera - Lucanidae
Dorcus primigenius n. sp. Deichmüller 1881 stag beetle
 Coleoptera - Hybosoridae
"Bolboceras tertiarium n. sp." = Phaeochrous tertiarium
"Bolboceras tertiarium n. sp." = Phaeochrous tertiarium Deichmüller 1881 scavenger scarab beetle