Crato (INHSP collection) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: CearĂ¡, Brazil (7.1° S, 39.7° W: paleocoordinates 8.6° S, 8.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Crato Formation (Araripe Group), Late/Upper Aptian (122.5 - 112.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified carbonate

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: surface (in situ)

• Repository: Illinois Natural History Survey Paleontology Collection, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, U.S.A. Some specimens repatriated to Brazil, at URM Herbarium at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco in Recife.

Primary reference: V. N. Makarkin, S. W. Heads, and S. Wedmann. 2017. Taxonomic study of the Cretaceous lacewing family Babinskaiidae (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontoidea: Nymphidoidae), with description of new taxa. Cretaceous Research 78:149-160 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186591: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Agaricales -
Gondwanagaricites magnificus n. gen. n. sp.1 Heads et al. 2017 gilled mushroom
 Neuroptera - Babinskaiidae
Parababinskaia elegans n. gen. n. sp.
Parababinskaia elegans n. gen. n. sp. Makarkin et al. 2017 lacewing
INHSP 1508
 Neuroptera - Myrmeleontoidae
Pseudonymphes ? araripensis2 Martins-Neto and Vulcano 1989 lacewing
INHSP 1526
Araripeneura regia2 Martins-Neto and Vulcano 1989 lacewing
INHSP 1763
Araripeneura ? crassatella2 Martins-Neto and Vulcano 1997 lacewing
INHSP 1506
Caririneura macrothoracica n. sp.2 Makarkin et al. 2018 lacewing
INHSP 1525
Cratoneura minor n. sp.2 Makarkin et al. 2018 lacewing
INHSP 1523
Cratoneura dividens2 Martins-Neto 1994 lacewing
INHSP 1522