Wilson's Ranch, Florissant (Cockerell coll) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Colorado (38.9° N, 105.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.4° N, 96.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Florissant Formation, Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by W.P. Cockerell in 1912; reposited in the UCM, USNM

Primary reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1913. Some fossil insects from Florissant, Colorado. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 44:341-346 [C. Labandeira/C. Labandeira/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140149: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 03.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hymenoptera - Andrenidae
Libellulapis wilmattae n. sp. Cockerell 1913 bee
USNM 58688
 Hymenoptera - Cephidae
Janus disperditus n. sp. Cockerell 1913 stem sawfly
UCM coll