Crato (UKNHM collection) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: CearĂ¡, 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

Collection methods: Repository: Fossil Insect Collection, Division of Entomology, University of Kansas Natural History Museum

Primary reference: L. Krogmann, M. S. Engel, G. Bechly and A. Nel. 2013. Lower Cretaceous origin of long-distance mate finding behaviour in Hymenoptera (Insecta). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 11:83-89 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139579: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hymenoptera -
Atefia rasnitsyni n. gen. n. sp.
Atefia rasnitsyni n. gen. n. sp. Krogmann et al. 2013 wood wasp