Lower quarry of Erbignon (Carboniferous to of Switzerland)

Also known as Brayer d'Arbignon

Where: Valais, Switzerland (46.2° N, 7.1° E: paleocoordinates 9.6° S, 19.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian to Westphalian (318.1 - 298.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, carbonaceous schist

• Salvan-Dorenaz basin, an intramontane half-graben rift
• "A single specimen, found in the anthracitic schists…" Scudder, 1879

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Museum von Lausanne

Primary reference: O. Heer. 1864. Ueber die fossilen Kakerlaken. Vierteljahrsschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zürich 9:273-302 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122619: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 04.01.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Archimylacridae
"Blattina helvetica n. sp." = Progonoblattina helvetica, Progonoblattina heeri n. sp.
"Blattina helvetica n. sp." = Progonoblattina helvetica Heer 1864 cockroach
Progonoblattina heeri n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
In the geol. Museums in Lausanne