near Pittston roof shales of Vein C (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as Boston Mine

Where: Pennsylvania (41.4° N, 75.8° W: paleocoordinates 9.4° S, 15.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Lowest productive coal measures or the roof shales of vein c

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, black shale

• Appalachian foreland basin
• Specimen on piece of heavy black shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by R. D. Lacoe; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: S. H. Scudder. 1879. Palaeozoic Cockroaches: A complete revision of the species of both worlds, with an essay toward their classification. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History 3:23-134 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 114472: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.08.2011, edited by Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Necymylacridae
Necymylacris heros n. sp., "Necymylacris lacoanum n. sp." = Necymylacris lacoana
Necymylacris heros n. sp. Scudder 1879 cockroach
Coll Lacoe 2006
"Necymylacris lacoanum n. sp." = Necymylacris lacoana Scudder 1879 cockroach
Coll Lacoe 2009