Fushun amber (Geological Survey of China collection) (Eocene of China)

Where: Liaoning, China (41.8° N, 123.9° E: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 116.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: soft parts, original chitin, amber

Collected by C.C. Sun, P.C. Wang

• Repository: originally Geological Survey of China museum (presumably)

Primary reference: C. Ping. 1932. On a blattoid insect in the Fushun amber. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 11:205-207 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188208: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Blattodea - Cainoblattinidae
Cainoblattinopsis fushuensis n. gen. n. sp. Ping 1932 cockroach