Winterswijk Quarry, layer 37 (Triassic of Netherlands)

Where: Netherlands (52.0° N, 6.8° E: paleocoordinates 16.6° N, 16.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Vossenveld Formation, Bithynian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified carbonate

• The strata at Winterswijk are thought to alternately document shallow marine environments and tidally influenced sabkha-like (hypersaline) mudflats with algal laminates, polygonal mudcracks and reptile trackways.
• Partially laminated micritic limestones which in turn consist of alternating marly limestones, dolomites, clayey marls and dolomitic clay layers

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, the Netherlands (RGM)

Primary reference: T. van Eldijk, G. Goris, A. Haarhuis, J. Lankamp, H. Winkelhorst, J. Reumer, A. Nel and T. Wappler. 2017. New fossil insects from the Anisian (Lower to Middle Muschelkalk) from the Central European Basin (Germany and The Netherlands). PalZ 91:185-194 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186554: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 25.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dicondylia -
Blattodea indet. Latreille 1810 cockroach