Pawtucket (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Rhode Island (41.8° N, 71.4° W: paleocoordinates 10.0° S, 12.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian (318.1 - 306.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• Narragansett rift basin

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by E. F. Clark, J. E. Clark, F. P. Gorham, H. Scholfeld

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 112700: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 16.07.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Archimylacridae
Etoblattina sp., "Etoblattina illustris n. sp." = Dysmenes illustris, "Etoblattina clarkii n. sp." = Gyroblatta clarki, "Gerablattina scapularis n. sp." = Gyroblatta scapularis, Mylacris packardii
Etoblattina sp. Scudder 1879 cockroach
Collected by Herbert Scholfield
"Etoblattina illustris n. sp." = Dysmenes illustris Scudder 1893 cockroach
collected by J. E. Clark
"Etoblattina clarkii n. sp." = Gyroblatta clarki Scudder 1893 cockroach
collected by Edgar F. Clark
"Gerablattina scapularis n. sp." = Gyroblatta scapularis Scudder 1893 cockroach
Collected by Herbert Scholfield
Mylacris packardii Scudder 1893 cockroach
 Blattodea - Mylacridae
? Aphelomylacris modesta n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
USNM 38702
 Protorthoptera -
"Etoblattina reliqua n. sp." = Pseudetoblattina reliqua
"Etoblattina reliqua n. sp." = Pseudetoblattina reliqua Scudder 1893 winged insect
collected by Frederick P. Gorham
 Notoptera - Adeloblattidae
"Etoblattina gorhami n. sp." = Adeloblatta gorhami
"Etoblattina gorhami n. sp." = Adeloblatta gorhami Scudder 1893 winged insect
collected by Frederick P. Gorham
Arachnida
 Trigonotarbida -
"Anthracomartus woodruffi n. sp." = Trigonomartus woodruffi
"Anthracomartus woodruffi n. sp." = Trigonomartus woodruffi Scudder 1893
collected by Edgar F. Clark