Luoshan (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Henan, China (32.2° N, 114.5° E: paleocoordinates 34.0° N, 117.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shangtianti Member (Chenpeng Formation), Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Shandong Provincial Museum (possibly now NIGPAS)

Primary reference: J. F. Zhang. 1993. A contribution to the knowledge of Insects from the Late Mesozoic in Southern Shaanxi and Henan Provinces, China. Palaeoworld 2:49-56 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140935: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Saldidae
Mesolygaeus laiyangensis Ping 1928 shore bug