Near Wemmetsweiler (Goldenberg coll.) (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Saarland, Germany (49.3° N, 7.1° E: paleocoordinates 0.9° N, 17.3° E)

When: Stephanian (306.9 - 298.9 Ma)

• Upper carboniferous

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, yellow shale and unlithified bituminous coal

• 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
• "The single specimen was found in a soft, yellowish shale" Scudder, 1879

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Naturhistorischer Vereins Bonn

Primary reference: F. Goldenberg. 1877. Fauna Saraepontana Fossilis. Die Fossilen Thiere aus der Steinkohlenformation von Saarbr├╝cken, IItes Heft 1-54 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122620: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 04.01.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

 Blattodea - Archimylacridae
"Anthracoblattina scudderi n. sp." = Archimylacridae scudderi, "Blattina venosa n. sp." = Archimylacridae venosa
"Anthracoblattina scudderi n. sp." = Archimylacridae scudderi Goldenberg 1881 cockroach
"Blattina venosa n. sp." = Archimylacridae venosa Goldenberg 1877 cockroach