Crato (ROM collection) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: Ceará, 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

Reposited in the ROM

Primary reference: D. A. Grimaldi, M. S. Engel, and K. Krishna. 2008. The species of Isoptera (Insecta) from the Early Cretaceous Crato Formation: a revision. American Museum Novitates 3626:1-30 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140371: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Dicondylia -
Blattodea indet.2 Brunner von Wattenwyl 1882 cockroach
ROM AI 292
 Blattodea -
"Mesoblattina cf. limai" = Piniblattella limai2
"Mesoblattina cf. limai" = Piniblattella limai2 Pinto and Purper 1986 cockroach
ROM AI 444, AI 3208
 Blattodea - Ponopterixidae
Ponopterix maxima3 Bechly 2007 cockroach
ROM 64639, 64640
 Blattodea -
Meiatermes araripena Krishna 1990 termite
ROM 1747a,b,1748a,1750,1751a,b,1759,1761,1762,1765,1766,1770,1774,1777
 Blattodea - Kalotermitidae
Cratokalotermes santanensis Bechly 2007 termite
ROM 1764
 Blattodea -
Mariconitermes talicei Fontes and Vulcano 1998 termite
ROM 1767, 1749, ?1754
 Blattodea - Cratomastotermitidae
Cratomastotermes wolfschwenningeri Bechly 2007 termite
ROM 1746, 1755, 1756
 Mantodea - Santanmantidae
Santanmantis axelrodi2 Grimaldi 2003 mantis
ROM AI 1736
 Dicondylia -
Raptoblatta waddingtonae n. gen. n. sp.1
Raptoblatta waddingtonae n. gen. n. sp.1 Dittmann et al. 2015 winged insect
ROM 63698 (AI 514)