La Pedrera de Rubies (IEI coll) (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as La Pedrera de Meià

Where: Spain (42.0° N, 0.9° E: paleocoordinates 31.3° N, 11.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: La Pedrera de Rúbies Formation, Early/Lower Barremian (130.0 - 125.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified limestone

• "distal areas of a large, shallow... coastal lake"
• "rhythmically laminated, lithographic limestones"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression, soft parts

Collection methods: Housed in the Institut d’Estudis Ilerdencs (Lleida, Spain). Some from Gómez-Pallerola collection.

Primary reference: A. P. Rasnitsyn and X. Martínez-Delclòs. 2000. Wasps (Insecta: Vespida = Hymenoptera) from the Early Cretaceous of Spain. Acta Geologica Hispanica 35:65-95 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123437: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.01.2012, edited by April Kinchloe, Jered Karr, Mark Bell and Franco Villegas-Garin

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Palaeontinidae
Pachypsyche vidali4 Meunier 1902 true bug
LP-2010-IEI
 Blattodea -
Meiatermes bertrani n. gen. n. sp.3
Meiatermes bertrani n. gen. n. sp.3 Lacasa Ruiz and Martínez-Delclòs 1986 termite
LP-1033-IEI, LP-1701-IEI, LP-1733-AP
 Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae
Nogueroblatta nana5 Martínez-Delclòs 1993 cockroach
IEI LP-011-G
Nogueroblatta fontllongae5 Martínez-Delclòs 1993 cockroach
IEI LP-008-G
Mesoblattina colominasi5 Meunier 1914 cockroach
IEI LP-007-G
 Blattodea - Corydiidae
Cretaholocompsa montsecana5 Martínez-Delclòs 1993 cockroach
IEI LP-005-G
 Hymenoptera - Angarosphecidae
Montsecosphex jarzembowskii n. gen. n. sp., "Bestiola hispanica n. gen. n. sp." = Cretobestiola hispanica11, Angarosphex penyalveri n. sp.
Montsecosphex jarzembowskii n. gen. n. sp. Rasnitsyn and Martínez-Delclòs 2000 apoid wasp
LP-4132-IEI
"Bestiola hispanica n. gen. n. sp." = Cretobestiola hispanica11 Martínez-Delclòs and Rasnitsyn 1999 apoid wasp
LP92/SC/3662
Angarosphex penyalveri n. sp. Rasnitsyn and Martínez-Delclòs 2000 apoid wasp
LP-0163-G/IEI (Gomez collection)
 Hymenoptera - Mesoserphidae
Cretoserphus gomezi n. gen. n. sp.
Cretoserphus gomezi n. gen. n. sp. Rasnitsyn and Martínez-Delclòs 2000 wasp
LP-0652-G/IEI (Gomez collection)
 Coleoptera - Coptoclavidae
Bolbonectus lithographicus n. sp.9 Ponomarenko and Martínez-Delclòs 2000 beetle
IEI LP-1222-P
 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
? Anaglyphites pluricavus n. sp.13 Soriano and Delclos 2006 reticulated beetle
IEI LP 97G
Cionocoleus longicapitis n. sp.13 Soriano and Delclos 2006 reticulated beetle
IEI LP 0164G
 Diptera - Nemestrinidae
"Hirmoneura (Hirmoneura) richterae" = Hirmoneura richterae6
"Hirmoneura (Hirmoneura) richterae" = Hirmoneura richterae6 Mostovski and Martínez-Delclòs 2000 tangle-veined fly
LP-00220IEI/G-A/B
 Odonata -
Libelluloidea indet.7 true dragonfly
LP-001-G; Nymph
 Odonata - Aeshnidae
Palaeaeschna vidali4 Meunier 1914 darner dragonfly
LP-1903-IEI, LP-1736-IEI, LP-1910-IEI
 Odonata - Mesochlorogomphidae
Hispanochlorogomphus rossi n. gen. n. sp.1 Fleck et al. 2008 true dragonfly
IEI LP-0096-G
 Odonata - Aeschnidiidae
Aeschnidiidae indet.8 Handlirsch 1906 small darner
LP-3215-IEI
Arachnida
 Araneae - Uloboridae
Palaeouloborus lacasae n. gen. n. sp.12
Palaeouloborus lacasae n. gen. n. sp.12 Selden 1990 hackled orb-weaver
LP 1755 AP
Actinopteri
 Elopiformes - Elopidae
Ichthyemidion vivaldi n. gen. n. sp.10
Ichthyemidion vivaldi n. gen. n. sp.10 Poyato-Ariza 1995
LC-1825-IEI
Aves
 Archaeornithes -
Ilerdopteryx viai2 Lacasa Ruiz 1985 bird
LP-715-lEI