Crato, Sitio Beleza (CPCA collection) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

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

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-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

Collected by M. S. Sales Viana

• Repository: Centro de Pesquisas da Chapada do Araripe, Crato, Ceará State

Primary reference: R. G. Martins-Neto. 1994. Neurópteros (Insecta, Planipennia) da Formação Santana (Cretáceo Inferior), Bacia do Araripe, nordeste do Brasil - IX - primeiros resultados da composição da fauna e descrição de novos táxons. Acta Geologica Leopoldensia 17(39):269-288 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186592: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Neuroptera - Myrmeleontoidae
Pseudonymphes araripensis Martins-Neto and Vulcano 1989 lacewing
CPCA 2814