Gibson Fork of Fifteen-Mile Creek, above Decota (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: West Virginia (38.0° N, 81.4° W: paleocoordinates 11.5° S, 21.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kanawha Formation, Westphalian B (314.6 - 314.6 Ma)

• Lower Kanawha series, 60 feet above coal locality called "Keystone"

• bed-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 114460: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.08.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dicondylia -
Eurytaenia virginiana n. gen. n. sp.
Eurytaenia virginiana n. gen. n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 winged insect