Crato (Guelph University collection) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: Ceará, Brazil (7.1° S, 39.7° W: paleocoordinates 8.6° S, 8.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Crato Formation (Araripe Group), Late/Upper Aptian (122.5 - 112.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified carbonate

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression, replaced with pyrite

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ)

• Specimens were presumably purchased or donated to the Guelph University

Primary reference: P. Vršanský. 1999. Lower Cretaceous Blattaria. Proceedings of the First International Palaeoentomological Conference 167-176 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138921: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 02.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattaria - Umenocoleidae
Ponopterix axelrodi Vršanský and Grimaldi 1999 cockroach
G 417, G 434, G 458, G 484, G 509, G 595, G 702