Solite Quarry, Cycle 1 (VMNH collection) (Triassic of the United States)

Where: North Carolina (36.5° N, 79.7° W: paleocoordinates 10.8° N, 23.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Cow Branch Formation, Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• Located in the Newark Supergroup

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; lithified shale

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: trace

Collection methods: Repository: Virginia Museum of Natural History

Primary reference: R. S. Kelly, A. J. Ross, and P. Davidson. 2017. Mesozoic Holcoptera (Coleoptera: Coptoclavidae) from England and the United States. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 128:659-674 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189406: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 16.10.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Coleoptera - Coptoclavidae
Holcoptera solitensis n. sp. Kelly et al. 2017 beetle
VMNH 49735/6