Greer Earthmoving and Mechanics School, Will County (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Illinois (41.3° N, 88.2° W: paleocoordinates 4.7° S, 23.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Francis Creek Shale Member (Carbondale Formation), Westphalian D (311.4 - 306.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deltaic; lithified, concretionary, ferruginous mudstone

• Illinois basin
• Ironstone concretions

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, concretion

Collected by Walter Dabasinskas in 1960

Primary reference: F. M. Carpenter. 1964. Studies on North American Carboniferous insects. 3. A spilapterid from the vicinity of Mazon Creek, Illinois (Palaeodictyoptera). Psyche 71(3):117-124 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122483: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.12.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Palaeodictyoptera - Spilapteridae
Homaloneura dabasinskasi n. sp. Carpenter 1964 winged insect