Mouth of the Kaiserschacht, near Klein-Opitz (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.0° N, 13.6° E: paleocoordinates 1.1° N, 19.3° E)

When: Lower Saarbrucker layer Formation, Westphalian C (314.6 - 311.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Döhlen basin; dextral strike-slip transtension following the Variscan orogeny

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: surface (float)

Primary reference: H. B. Geinitz and J. V. Deichmüller. 1879. Blattina dresdensis Gein. und Deichm. vom Kaiser Schacht bei Klein-Opitz. Sitzungs-Berichte der Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft Isis zu Dresden 1879:12-13 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122595: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 03.01.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Dicondylia - Phyloblattidae
"Blattina dresdensis n. sp." = Anthracoblattina dresdensis
"Blattina dresdensis n. sp." = Anthracoblattina dresdensis Geinitz and Deichmüller 1879 winged insect
GM 1300