Brücken, Canton Waldmohr (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany (49.4° N, 7.3° E: paleocoordinates 1.1° N, 17.3° E)

When: Ottweiler Layers Group, Stephanian (306.9 - 298.9 Ma)

• Upper Carboniferous

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• Saar-Nahe basin; Half-graben generated by extension on South Hunsruck bounding fault, but with some component of dextral strike-slip transtension in an intermontane setting following the Variscan orogeny

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: C. F. Goldenberg. 1869. Zur Kenntniss der fossilen Insecten in der Steinkohlen-Formation. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Palaeontologie 1869:158-168 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122603: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 03.01.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Blattodea - Spiloblattinidae
"Blattina weissiana n. sp." = Sysciophlebia euglyptica
"Blattina weissiana n. sp." = Sysciophlebia euglyptica Germar 1851 cockroach
Blattina euglyptica var. weissiana