SYF11, Niuposi, Shenyu, Huatang County (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Gansu, China (35.1° N, 106.8° E: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 109.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Huachi-Huanhe Formation (Zhidan Group), Hauterivian (132.9 - 129.4 Ma)

• Magnetostratigraphy suggests age from 133.94-129.73 Ma

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Gray-green, thin-bedded calcareous siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Beijing Natural History Museum

Primary reference: Y. Zhao and Y. C. Hong. 1989. An Early Cretaceous new genus and species in Shaanganning Basin (Insecta: Heteroptera). Entomotaxonomia 11:197-205 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140465: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Belostomatidae
Sinobelostoma liui n. gen. n. sp.
Sinobelostoma liui n. gen. n. sp. Zhao and Hong 1989 giant water bug
 Hemiptera - Saldidae
Mesolygaeus laiyangensis Ping 1928 shore bug