Schandelah (Vahldiek coll) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (52.3° N, 10.7° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 17.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Posidonia Shale Formation, Early/Lower Toarcian (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified shale

• "Soft, fine splitting marl slate"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by B. Vahldiek

• Repository: private collection of B. Vahldiek, later Zoological Museum of University of Gottingen

Primary reference: R. Willmann. 1994. Raphidiodea aus dem Lias und die Phylogenie der Kamelhalsfliegen (Insecta: Holometabola). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 68:167-197 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139222: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Hymenoptera - Ephialtitidae
Liadobracona raduhna Zessin 1981 wasp
LSV 1-1
 Raphidioptera - Metaraphidiidae
Metaraphidia vahldieki n. sp. Willmann 1994 snakefly