Coalburg, near Birmingham (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Alabama (33.6° N, 86.9° W: paleocoordinates 13.2° S, 27.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pratt Formation, Westphalian C (314.6 - 311.4 Ma)

• Probably Sewell stage

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 114471: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.08.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Palaeodictyoptera -
Bathytaptus falcipennis n. gen. n. sp.
Bathytaptus falcipennis n. gen. n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 winged insect