WF06, Shibeiwan, Wuqi County (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Shaanxi, China (36.9° N, 108.2° E: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 110.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Huachi-Huanhe Formation (Zhidan Group), Valanginian (139.8 - 132.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithified, gray, green, calcareous siltstone

• Dark, greyish-green thin-bedded calcareous siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Primary reference: Y. C. Hong. 1995. Fossil insects of the northern Ordos Basin. Acta Geologica Gansu 4(2):1-9 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140459: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Saldidae
Mesolygaeus laiyangensis Ping 1928 shore bug
82Sh27, 28, 33
 Coleoptera - Trachypachidae
Karadromeus xiangfanggouensis Hong 1995 false ground beetle
 Coleoptera - Carabidae
Cordorabus wuqiensis n. sp. Hong 1995 ground beetle
 Diptera - Chironomidae
Huabeitendipes wuqiensis n. gen. n. sp.
Huabeitendipes wuqiensis n. gen. n. sp. Hong 1995 non biting midge
82Sh02, 05-15,18, 21-26