Meidigou, Hejin County (Permian of China)

Where: Shanxi, China (35.7° N, 110.8° E: paleocoordinates 22.5° N, 84.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Xiashihezi Formation, Kungurian (279.3 - 272.3 Ma)

• Lower part of the Xiashihezi Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Ordos basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: Y. C. Hong. 1983. Two new fossil genera of Paraplecoptera (Insecta) in China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 22:359-362 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140456: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Notoptera -
Sunopterites hejinensis n. gen. n. sp.
Sunopterites hejinensis n. gen. n. sp. Hong 1983 ice crawler
ShaH1008
 Orthoptera -
? Pinegia meidigouensis n. sp. Hong 1985 grasshopper
ShaH1002
 Megasecoptera - Bardohymenidae
Anthohymen hejinensis n. gen. n. sp.
Anthohymen hejinensis n. gen. n. sp. Hong 1985 winged insect
ShaH1001