Ta-hsing-fang-tzu, Ling-yen-hsien (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Liaoning, China (41.2° N, 119.2° E: paleocoordinates 43.9° N, 120.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Yixian Formation, Early/Lower Aptian (125.5 - 122.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified, tuffaceous shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: former National Museum of Manchukuo, Hsinking (Changchun)

Primary reference: T. Esaki. 1949. The occurrence of the Mesozoic insect Chresmoda in the far east. Insecta Matsumurana 17:4-5 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140222: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Dicondylia - Chresmodidae
Chresmoda orientalis n. sp. Esaki 1949 winged insect