Manning Canyon clay pits (BYU coll) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Utah (40.4° N, 112.0° W: paleocoordinates 3.6° N, 39.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Manning Canyon Formation, Kinderscoutian (318.1 - 314.6 Ma)

• Lowermost Pennsylvanian (lowermost Namurian B)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

• Oquirrh basin; Block faulting associated with Ancestral Rocky Mountains tectonism

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Dave Stricklan, Victor Call

Primary reference: C. R. Nelson and W. D. Tidwell. 1987. Brodioptera stricklani n. sp. (Megasecoptera: Brodiopteridae), a new fossil insect from the upper Manning Canyon Shale Formation, Utah (lowermost Namurian B). Psyche 94:309-316 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122484: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.12.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Megasecoptera - Brodiopteridae
Brodioptera stricklani n. sp. Nelson and Tidwell 1987 winged insect
BYU 3160 (coll Dave Stricklan), BYU 3243 (tentative, genitalia and cerci only, coll Victor Call)