Cannelton, Vein C (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Beaver County, Pennsylvania (40.8° N, 80.5° W: paleocoordinates 8.8° S, 19.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian (318.1 - 306.9 Ma)

• "in dark shale immediately under vein of cannel coal known as Vein C of Prof. Lesley" Scudder, 1879

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, gray, sandy shale

• Appalachian foreland basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by I. F. Mansfield

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 117474: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 22.09.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

 Blattodea - Mylacridae
"Mylacris mansfieldii n. sp." = Orthomylacris mansfieldi, "Mylacris ovale n. sp." = Mylacris ovalis2, "Mylacris carbonum n. sp." = Mylacris anthracophila2, "Mylacridae pseudocarbonum n. sp." = Mylacris anthracophila1, "Mylacris pennsylvanicum n. sp." = Mylacris pennsylvanica, "Mylacris priscovolans n. sp." = Mylacris pennsylvanica2
"Mylacris mansfieldii n. sp." = Orthomylacris mansfieldi Scudder 1879 cockroach
"Mylacris ovale n. sp." = Mylacris ovalis2 Scudder 1885 cockroach
Lacoe 2033
"Mylacris carbonum n. sp." = Mylacris anthracophila2 Scudder 1868 cockroach
Lacoe 2022a, b(c)
"Mylacridae pseudocarbonum n. sp." = Mylacris anthracophila1 Scudder 1868 cockroach
"Mylacris pennsylvanicum n. sp." = Mylacris pennsylvanica Scudder 1879 cockroach
coll. Mansfield 284; Lacoe 2024 in Scudder, 1884
"Mylacris priscovolans n. sp." = Mylacris pennsylvanica2 Scudder 1879 cockroach
Lacoe 2031