Grape Creek, Danville (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as 6 miles from Danville

Where: Illinois (40.1° N, 87.6° W: paleocoordinates 5.6° S, 23.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

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

• Illinois basin
• ironstone concretions

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by W.F.E. Gurley; reposited in the FMNH

Primary reference: A. L. Melander. 1903. Some additions to the Carboniferous terrestrial arthropod fauna of Illinois. Journal of Geology 11(2):178-198 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122522: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.01.2012, edited by Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cnemidolestodea - Spanioderidae
"Dictyoneura clarinervis n. sp." = Miamia bronsoni
"Dictyoneura clarinervis n. sp." = Miamia bronsoni Dana 1864 winged insect
FMNH 9240
 Blattodea - Mylacridae
"Lithomylacris simplex n. sp." = Simplicius simplex
"Lithomylacris simplex n. sp." = Simplicius simplex Scudder 1879 cockroach