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Insect Oviposition

B. Adroit et al. (2021): Patterns of insect damage types reflect complex environmental signal in Miocene forest biomes of Central Europe and the Mediterranean. In PDF, Global and Planetary Change.
Note fig. 3N: Preservation of insect oviposition on Salix sp.

G. Bechly (2013): Fossile Libellennachweise aus Deutschland. PDF file, in German. See also here.

G. Bechly (2012): An interesting new fossil relict damselfly (Odonata: Zygoptera: Coenagrionoidea) from Eocene Baltic amber. In PDF, Palaeodiversity, 5: 51-55.

! O. Béthoux et al. (2004): Earliest Evidence of Insect Endophytic Oviposition. PDF file, see also here (abstract).

! R. Cenci and K. Adami-Rodrigues (2017): Record of gall abundance as a possible episode of radiation and speciation of galling insects, Triassic, Southern Brazil. In PDF, Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia, 20: 279-286.
See also here and there.

! P. Correia et al. (2020): The History of Herbivory on Sphenophytes: A New Calamitalean with an Insect Gall from the Upper Pennsylvanian of Portugal and a Review of Arthropod Herbivory on an Ancient Lineage. In PDF, Int. J. Plant Sci., 181. See also here.
Please take notice of fig. 3: Interpretative-view drawing of Annularia paisii sp. nov. and Paleogallus carpannularites ichnosp. nov.
Fig. 4: Reconstruction of the parasitic relationship between the insect-induced gall Paleogallus carpannularites ichnosp. nov. and its calamitalean host plant.

Z. Feng et al. (2020): Plant–insect interactions in the early Permian Wuda Tuff Flora, North China. Free access, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology.

G. Geyer and K.-P. Kelber (1987): Flügelreste und Lebensspuren von Insekten aus dem Unteren Keuper Mainfrankens. PDF file, (in German).

S.C. Gnaedinger et al. (2014): Endophytic oviposition on leaves from the Late Triassic of northern Chile: Ichnotaxonomic, palaeobiogeographic and palaeoenvironment considerations. In PDF, Geobios, 47: 221–236.
! Worth checking out: Supplementary materials.
See also here (abstract).

! L. Grauvogel-Stamm & K.-P. Kelber (1996): Plant-insect interactions and coevolution during the Triassic in Western Europe.- PDF file, 30 MB! Paleontologica Lombardia, N. S. 5: 5-23, 31 fig.; Milano. Abstract available here.

H. Hagdorn et al. (2015): 15. Fossile Lebensgemeinschaften im Lettenkeuper. - p. 359-385, PDF file, in German.
! Oviposition on plants from the germanotype Lower Keuper (Lettenkeuper, Erfurt Formation, Ladinian, Triassic).
In: Hagdorn, H., Schoch, R. & Schweigert, G. (eds.): Der Lettenkeuper - Ein Fenster in die Zeit vor den Dinosauriern. Palaeodiversity, Special Issue (Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart).
! Navigate from here for other downloads (back issues of Palaeodiversity 2015, scroll down to "Special Issue: Der Lettenkeuper ...").

V.S. Isaev et al. (2018): The fossil Permian plants from the Vorkuta series, Pechora Coal basin. Recent acquisitions in the collection of the Earth Science Museum at Lomonosov Moscow University. Moscow University Bulletin. Series 4. Geology. See also here (in PDF).
Note fig. 3: A giant Permian dragonfly produces the ovipositions on the shoot of a large equisetophyte.
Note Photo series 2, fig: 3: Paracalamites aff. frigidus Neuburg; two shoots preserved vertically within the layer, in situ.

V.S. Isaev et al. (2018): Permian Fossil Plants from the Sediments of the Vorkuta Series at the Pechora Coal Basin in the Collection of the Earth Science Museum of Moscow State University. Moscow University Geology Bulletin, 73: 434–443. See also here (in PDF).
Note fig. 2: The shoot of Paracalamitina cf. striata Zalessky emend. Naug. equisetophyte with probable ovipositions of dragonflies.
Note photo series 1, fig. 3: 3, Paracalamites aff. frigidus Neuburg; shoots preserved vertically within the layer.

K.-P. Kelber and G. Geyer (1989): Lebensspuren von Insekten an Pflanzen des Unteren Keupers. PDF file (in German), Cour. Forsch.-Inst. Senckenberg, 109: 165-174.

K.-P. Kelber (1988): Was ist Equisetites foveolatus? PDF file (in German), In: Hagdorn, H. (ed.): Neue Forschungen zur Erdgeschichte von Crailsheim. Sonderbände d. Ges. f. Naturk. in Württemberg, 1: 166-184.

V.A. Krassilov and A.P. Rasnitsyn (2008): Plant-arthropod interactions in the early angiosperm history: evidence from the Cretaceous of Israel. PDF file, 222 p., (Pensoft Publishers & Brill Academic Publishers), Sofia, Moscow.

V. Krassilov et al. (2007): Insect egg sets on angiosperm leaves from the Lower Cretaceous of Negev, Israel. In PDF, Cretaceous Research 28: 803-811. See also here.

M. Laass and N. Hauschke (2019): First evidence of borings in calamitean stems and other plant-arthropod interactions from the late Pennsylvanian of the Saale Basin. In PDF, ICCI 2019 Abstract + Field;
Hallesches Jahrbuch für Geowissenschaften, Beiheft 46. See also here and there.

M. Laaß and C. Hoff (2014): The earliest evidence of damselfly-like endophytic oviposition in the fossil record. Abstract, Lethaia, 10. See also here (in PDF) and there (Universität Heidelberg, in German).

M. Laaß and C. Hoff (2013): The first evidence of insect endophytic oviposition from the Wettin Member of the Siebigerode Formation of the Saale Basin (Upper Carboniferous, Stefanian C, Gzhelian). Abstract, PDF page 96. In: Reitner, J., Qun, Y., Yongdong, W. and Reich, M. (eds.): Palaeobiology and Geobiology of Fossil Lagerstätten through Earth History. Abstract Volume., Göttingen.

! C.C. Labandeira (2021): Ecology and Evolution of Gall-Inducing Arthropods: The Pattern from the Terrestrial Fossil Record. In PDF, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9: 632449. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2021.632449.

! C.C. Labandeira et al. (2007): Guide to Insect (and Other) Damage Types on Compressed Plant Fossils. In PDF, Version 3.0. Smithsonian Institution, Washington. See also here.

C.C. Labandeira et al. (1994): Ninety-seven million years of angiosperm-insect association: paleobiological insights into the meaning of coevolution. In PDF, PNAS.

M.B. Lara et al. (2017): Palaeoenvironmental interpretation of an Upper Triassic deposit in southwestern Gondwana (Argentina) based on an insect fauna, plant assemblage, and their interactions. In PDF, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 476: 163–180. See also here.

! X. Lin et al. (2019): Exploiting Nondietary Resources in Deep Time: Patterns of Oviposition on Mid-Mesozoic Plants from Northeastern China. Free access, International Journal of Plant Sciences, 180.

S. McLoughlin (2011): New records of leaf galls and arthropod oviposition scars in Permian-Triassic Gondwanan gymnosperms. In PDF, Australian Journal of Botany, 59: 156-169.

! H. Meinolf and W. Meinolf (2016): Reproduction Structures of Damselflies (Odonata, Zygoptera): are They Trace Fossils or not? In PDF, Palaeodiversity, 9: 89-94. See also here.

Q.-M. Meng et al. (2019): The natural history of oviposition on a ginkgophyte fruit from the Middle Jurassic of northeastern China. In PDF, Insect Science, 26: 171–179. See also here.

! P. Moisan et al. (2012): Lycopsid-arthropod associations and odonatopteran oviposition on Triassic herbaceous Isoetites. In PDF, Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 344–345: 6–15.
! Don´t miss table 1, the compilation of evidence for oviposition in the fossil record.
See also here (abstract).

Y. Na et al. (2014): The insect oviposition firstly discovered on the Middle Jurassic Ginkgoales leaf from Inner Mongolia, China. In PDF, Acta Geologica Sinica. See also here (abstract).

! R. Pérez-de la Fuente et al. (2018): The hatching mechanism of 130-million-year-old insects: an association of neonates, egg shells and egg bursters in Lebanese amber. In PDF, Palaeontology, 2018, pp. 1–13. See also here (open access).

J.F. Petrulevicius et al. (2011): The diversity of Odonata and their endophytic ovipositions from the Upper Oligocene Fossillagerstätte of Rott (Rhineland, Germany). ZooKeys, 130: 67-89.

M.E. Popa and A. Zaharia (2010): Early Jurassic ovipositories on bennettitalean leaves from Romania. In PDF, Acta Palaeontologica Romaniae, 7.

! Christian Pott et al. (2008): Fossil Insect Eggs and Ovipositional Damage on Bennettitalean Leaf Cuticles from the Carnian (Upper Triassic) of Austria. Journal of Paleontology, 82: 778-789. See also here (PDF file).

E. Romero-Lebrón et al. (2020): Geometric morphometrics of endophytic oviposition traces of Odonata (Eocene, Argentina). Open access, Royal Society Open Science, 7: 201126.

E. Romero-Lebrón et al. (2019): Geometric morphometrics to interpret the endophytic egg-laying behavior of Odonata (Insecta) from the Eocene of Patagonia, Argentina. In PDF, Journal of Paleontology, 93: 1126–1136. See also here.

G. Roselt (1954): Ein neuer Schachtelhalm aus dem Keuper und Beiträge zur Kenntnis von Neocalamites meriani Brongn. In PDF, Geologie, 3: 617-643. See also here.

! Laura C. Sarzetti et al. (2009): Odonatan Endophytic Oviposition from the Eocene of Patagonia: The Ichnogenus Paleoovoidus and Implications for Behavioral Stasis. PDF file, J. Paleont., 83: 431-447. See also here (abstract), and there.

S.R. Schachat et al. (2014): Plant-Insect Interactions from Early Permian (Kungurian) Colwell Creek Pond, North-Central Texas: The Early Spread of Herbivory in Riparian Environments. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 175.

D.E. Shcherbakov et al. (2009): Permian insects from the Russky Island, South Primorye. Russian Entomol. J., 18: 7–16.
Note figures 15–19: Exophytic insect eggs (?Megasecoptera) on plants.

M. Steinthorsdottir et al. (2015): Evidence for insect and annelid activity across the Triassic-Jurassic transition of east Greenland. Abstract, Palaios, 30: 597-607. See also here (in PDF).

G.W. Stull et al. (2013): The "Seeds" on Padgettia readi are Insect Galls: Reassignment of the Plant to Odontopteris, the Gall to Ovofoligallites N. Gen., and the Evolutionary Implications Thereof. In PDF, Journal of Paleontology, 87: 217-231.

! Q. Tian et al. (2020): Experimental investigation of insect deposition in lentic environments and implications for formation of Konservat Lagerstätten. Abstract, Palaeontology, 63: 565-578. See also here (in PDF).

! Thomas van de Kamp et al. (2018): Parasitoid biology preserved in mineralized fossils. Open access, Nature Communications, 9.
Using high-throughput synchrotron X-ray microtomography 55 parasitation events by four wasp species were identified from the Paleogene of France.

D.V. Vasilenko and A.P. Rasnitsyn (2007): Fossil Ovipositions of Dragonflies: Review and Interpretation. Abstract, PDF file; see also here.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
Pflanzengalle (in German).

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