Drews Creek (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: West Virginia (37.8° N, 81.5° W: paleocoordinates 11.2° S, 21.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian (318.1 - 306.9 Ma)

• "Coal measures"

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 114470: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.08.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Dicondylia -
Orthogonophora distincta n. gen. n. sp.
Orthogonophora distincta n. gen. n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 winged insect