Nördlinger Ries, near Wemding (Miocene of Germany)

Where: Germany (48.9° N, 10.7° E: paleocoordinates 49.1° N, 9.3° E)

When: Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: crater lake; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Approximately 24 km diameter lake formed by asteroid impact

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the BSP

Primary reference: Y. A. Popov. 1989. On the Miocene bug genus Diacorixa, with the description of a new fossil species from southern Germany (Insecta: Heteroptera, Corixidae). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie) 156:1-12 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139832: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Corixidae
Diacorixa germanica Popov 1989 water boatman
BSP 1966 XLII 15