Fishing Creek gap, Sharp Mountain, Tremont (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Pennsylvania (40.6° N, 76.4° W: paleocoordinates 9.9° S, 16.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian C (314.6 - 311.4 Ma)

• Lower Anthracite series, horizon undetermined

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Appalachian foreland basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

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 114456: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.08.2011, edited by Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Caloneurodea - Hapalopteridae
Hapaloptera gracilis n. gen. n. sp.
Hapaloptera gracilis n. gen. n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 winged insect
USNM 38731
 Blattodea - Mylacridae
"Brachymylacris mixta n. sp." = Brachymylacris elongata, Brachymylacris rotundata n. sp., Stenomylacris elegans n. gen. n. sp., Goniomylacris pauper n. gen. n. sp., Chalepomylacris pulchra n. gen. n. sp.
"Brachymylacris mixta n. sp." = Brachymylacris elongata Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
USNM 38736
Brachymylacris rotundata n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
USNM 38727
Stenomylacris elegans n. gen. n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
USNM 38738; Mammoth Vein
Goniomylacris pauper n. gen. n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
USNM 38728
Chalepomylacris pulchra n. gen. n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
USNM 38723
 Blattodea -
Blattoidea schucherti n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
USNM 38740
 Blattodea - Spiloblattinidae
Olethroblatta americana n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
USNM 38720
 Dicondylia - Phoberoblattidae
Phoberoblatta grandis n. gen. n. sp.
Phoberoblatta grandis n. gen. n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 winged insect
USNM 38756