Caergen Village, Duohemao Town, Zeku County (Miocene of China)

Where: Xizang, China (34.9° N, 101.8° E: paleocoordinates 33.8° N, 98.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Garang Formation (Guide Group), Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• <16-19 Ma age given in text

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified, carbonaceous shale

• Oil shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Capital Normal University (Key Laboratory of Insect Evolution & Environmental Changes, College of Life Sciences)

Primary reference: Y. Li, X. H. Liu, D. Ren, X. C. Li, and Y. Z. Yao. 2017. First report of Cixiidae insect fossils from the Miocene of the northeastern Tibetan Plateau and their palaeoenvironmental implications. Alcheringa 41:54-60 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184254: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.02.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Cixiidae
Cixius discretus n. sp. Li et al. 2017 cixiid planthopper
CNU-HEM-QZ2015001, 002, 003, 004, 005
 Diptera - Limoniidae
Helius (Helius) qinghai n. sp.1 Wu and KrzemiƄski 2019 crane fly
 Neuroptera - Hemerobiidae
Wesmaelius makarkini n. sp.2 Yang et al. 2018 brown lacewing