A13 motorway construction, south of Foetz (Jurassic of Luxembourg)

Where: Luxembourg (49.5° N, 6.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 14.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Falciferum (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

• "Couches à Harpoceras falciferum (lo1)", Lower Jurassic, lower Toarcian. The

•specimen described herein was found in situ in a laminated limestone bed about 1.5 m above a nodular bed bearing numerous ammonite fossils [Cleviceras elegantulum (Sowerby, 1825), Ovaticeras ovatum (Young & Bird, 1822) and Dactylioceras spp.]

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified lime mudstone

• In all mentioned sites, the insect fossils were found in flat, laminated lenticular limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected in 1993

• Repository: Musée National d’Histoire Naturelle de Luxembourg (MNHNL)

Primary reference: A. Nel and R. Weis. 2017. A new Early Jurassic damselfly from the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (Odonata: Campterophlebiidae). Alcheringa 41:378-382 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188267: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Odonata - Campterophlebiidae
Gallodorsettia kronzi n. gen. n. sp.
Gallodorsettia kronzi n. gen. n. sp. Nel and Weis 2017 dragonfly