Schooner Pond, Sydney coalfield, Cape Breton (Carboniferous to of Canada)

Where: Nova Scotia, Canada (46.2° N, 59.8° W: paleocoordinates 6.6° S, 2.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian C to Westphalian C (314.6 - 306.9 Ma)

• "Allegheny" age in Handlirsch. Sydney Coalfield considered to range from Westphalian C to Cantabrian in age (Lonchopteris eschweileriana and L. oblique zones).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, gray shale

• Maritimes basin; major rift-valley system developed after the Acadian orogeny
• dark grey shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by James Barnes

Primary reference: S. H. Scudder. 1867. Notice of fossil insects from the Devonian rocks of New Brunswick and of Haplophlebium barnesii. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 11:150-151 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 114457: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.08.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Palaeodictyoptera -
Haplophlebium barnesii n. gen. n. sp.
Haplophlebium barnesii n. gen. n. sp. Scudder 1867 winged insect