Bellaire (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Ohio (40.0° N, 80.7° W: paleocoordinates 6.7° S, 17.3° W)

When: Stephanian (306.9 - 298.9 Ma)

• "The other fragment comes from Bellaire, Ohio, near Wheeling, W. Va., associated with plants of the upper productive coal beds, in shales twenty feet below the Pittsburgh bed of coal, which lies at the base of the upper productive coal series, and clearly within the carboniferous series proper." Scudder, 1879

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale

• Appalachian foreland basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Fontaine

Primary reference: S. H. Scudder. 1879. Palaeozoic Cockroaches: A complete revision of the species of both worlds, with an essay toward their classification. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History 3:23-134 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122605: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 03.01.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Blattodea - Spiloblattinidae
"Gerablattina balteata" = Sysciophlebia balteata
"Gerablattina balteata" = Sysciophlebia balteata Scudder 1879 cockroach