Qiligou, Xiashan, Taiyuan (Permian of China)

Where: Shanxi, China (37.8° N, 112.4° E: paleocoordinates 21.7° N, 85.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shanxi Formation, Artinskian (290.1 - 279.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, black mudstone

• Ordos basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources

Primary reference: Y. C. Hong. 1985. New fossil genera and species of Shanxi Formation in Xishan of Taiyuan. Entomotaxonomia 7:83-91 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140458: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Archimylacridae
Sardyoblatta (Bifurciblatta) pectinata n. sp. Hong 1985 cockroach
 Blattodea - Phyloblattidae
Phyloblatta (Phyloblatta) rara n. sp. Hong 1985 cockroach
 Megasecoptera - Bardohymenidae
Sunohymen xishanensis n. gen. n. sp.
Sunohymen xishanensis n. gen. n. sp. Hong 1985 winged insect
 Palaeodictyoptera - Dictyoneuridae
"Palaeoneura qiligouensis n. gen. n. sp." = Hongius qiligouensis
"Palaeoneura qiligouensis n. gen. n. sp." = Hongius qiligouensis Hong 1985 winged insect
 Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae
? Arctotypus carbonicus n. sp. Hong 1985 griffinfly