Silver Spring, East Providence (Gorham coll) (Carboniferous to of the United States)

Where: Rhode Island (41.8° N, 71.4° W: paleocoordinates 9.4° S, 11.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Allegheny Formation, Westphalian C to Westphalian C (314.6 - 307.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• Narragansett rift basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by F. P. Gorham in 1889

Primary reference: S. H. Scudder. 1893. Insect fauna of the Rhode Island coal field. Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 101:1-21 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 111052: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 18.06.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Meganisoptera - Paralogidae
Paralogus aeschnoides n. gen. n. sp.
Paralogus aeschnoides n. gen. n. sp. Scudder 1893 griffinfly