Altamont Colliery (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Pennsylvania (40.8° N, 76.2° W: paleocoordinates 10.6° S, 16.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pottsville Formation, Yeadonian (318.1 - 314.6 Ma)

• Namurian C

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Appalachian foreland basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Revision of American Paleozoic insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 29(1441):661-820 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 114455: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.08.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Dicondylia - Metropatoridae
Metropator pusillus n. gen. n. sp.
Metropator pusillus n. gen. n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 winged insect