Caocun, Chengcheng County (Permian of China)

Where: Shaanxi, China (35.0° N, 109.8° E: paleocoordinates 19.5° N, 80.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Taiyuan Formation, Sakmarian (295.5 - 290.1 Ma)

• 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 140457: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Blattodea -
Hsuopterites rotundus n. gen. n. sp.
Hsuopterites rotundus n. gen. n. sp. Hong 1983 cockroach