Halbopal at Luschitze (Oligocene of Czech Republic)

Also known as Lužice

Where: Czech Republic (48.8° N, 17.1° E: paleocoordinates 46.9° N, 15.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: spring; lithified travertine

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected in 1889; reposited in the NHMW

Primary reference: M. Beier. 1952. Miozäne und oligozäne Insekten aus Österreich und den unmittelbar angrenzenden Gebieten. Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 161:129-134 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139944: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 25.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Coleoptera - Buprestidae
Agrilinae indet. Laporte 1835 jewel beetle
NHMW Nr. 12
 Coleoptera - Dryopidae
Dryopidae indet. Billberg 1820 long toed water beetle
NHMW Nr. 32
 Coleoptera - Lampyridae
"Phausis fossilis n. sp." = Lamprohiza fossilis
"Phausis fossilis n. sp." = Lamprohiza fossilis Beier 1952 beetle
NHMW Nr. 14
 Coleoptera - Melandryidae
"? Serropalpidae indet." = Serropalpini
"? Serropalpidae indet." = Serropalpini Latreille 1829 false darkling beetle
NHMW 31/502
 Coleoptera - Curculionidae
Lithopissodes luschitzensis n. gen. n. sp., "Magdalini indet." = Magdalidini
Lithopissodes luschitzensis n. gen. n. sp. Beier 1952 snout beetle
NHMW A113(23)
"Magdalini indet." = Magdalidini Pascoe 1870 snout beetle
NHMW A113
 Coleoptera - Carabidae
Harpalinae indet. Bonelli 1810 ground beetle