Changma basin 5km N from Shenjiawan village near Changma town (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Gansu, China (37.9° N, 102.6° E: paleocoordinates 38.4° N, 102.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Xiagou Formation, Late/Upper Aptian (122.5 - 112.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the NIGPAS

Primary reference: P. Vrsansky. 2003. Umenocoleoidea - an amazing lineage of aberrant insects (Insecta, Blattaria). AMBA Projekty 7(1):1-32 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138919: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 02.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Blattodea - Ponopterixidae
Blattapterix gansu n. gen. n. sp.
Blattapterix gansu n. gen. n. sp. Vrsansky 2003 cockroach
NIGPAS, labelled as "Protelytroptera"