Crato (University of Portsmouth coll) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

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

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Crato Member (Santana Formation), Late/Upper Aptian (122.5 - 112.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified lime mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression, soft parts, replaced with limonite, replaced with other

Collection methods: Repository: Department of Earth Sciences, University of Portsmouth

Primary reference: F. Menon, D. Penney, P. A. Selden and D. M. Martill. 2003. A new fossil scolopendromorph centipede from the Crato Formation of Brazil. Bulletin of the British Myriapod and Isopod Group 19:62-66 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34899: authorized by Dena Smith, entered by April Kinchloe on 14.10.2003, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Dicondylia -
Hemiptera indet.1 Linnaeus 1758 true bug
FL015
Blattodea indet.1 Brunner von Wattenwyl 1882 cockroach
NBRL054, NBRL034, JW291, JW339, JW475, JW735
 Blattodea -
"Mesoblattina limai" = Piniblattella limai1
"Mesoblattina limai" = Piniblattella limai1 Pinto and Purper 1986 cockroach
NBRL027
 Blattodea - Cratovitismidae
Cratovitisma ? oldreadi1 Bechly 2007 cockroach
NBRL040
 Blattodea - Ponopterixidae
Ponopterix axelrodi1 Vrsansky and Grimaldi 1999 cockroach
NBRL025, 036, 018
 Dicondylia -
Orthoptera indet.1 Olivier 1789 grasshopper
NBRL059
 Orthoptera - Gryllotalpidae
Cratotetraspinus fossorius1 Martins-Neto 1995 mole cricket
NBRL055
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
Elcanidae indet.1 Handlirsch 1906 grasshopper
NBRL044
Cratoelcana zessini1 Martins-Neto 1991 grasshopper
NBRL051
 Hymenoptera -
Apocrita indet.1 Gerstaecker 1867 wasp
JW078
 Dicondylia -
Coleoptera indet.1 Linnaeus 1758 beetle
NBRL045
Diptera indet.1 Linnaeus 1758 fly
FL019
Ephemeroptera indet.1 Hyatt and Arms 1890 mayfly
NBRL060
Arachnida
 Araneae - Dipluridae
Cretadiplura ceara2 Selden 2006 funnel-web tarantula
Myriapoda
 Pleurostigmophora -