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Published: 2022-04-29

A brief report on the Palaeocene insects from the Sanshui Basin of Guangdong, South China

Department of Paleontology, the Geological Museum of China, Beijing, 100034, China; Laboratory of Geo-specimens Study and Testing, the Geological Museum of China, Beijing, 100034, China
Department of Paleontology, the Geological Museum of China, Beijing, 100034, China; Laboratory of Geo-specimens Study and Testing, the Geological Museum of China, Beijing, 100034, China
Department of Paleontology, the Geological Museum of China, Beijing, 100034, China; Laboratory of Geo-specimens Study and Testing, the Geological Museum of China, Beijing, 100034, China
China New Star (Guangzhou) Petroleum Corporation, Sanshui, Guangdong, 528133, China
Paleocene insects Xinzhuangcun Formation Sanshui Basin

Abstract

More than two hundred and seventy specimens belonging to seven neopteran orders were collected, primarily from the upper part of the Xinzhuangcun Formation. Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, and Diptera have become more diverse groups in the Early Paleocene. The environment and climate in this period are putatively reconstructed.

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