Paskov Mine, drilling core I 597/02 (Carboniferous of Czech Republic)

Where: Czech Republic (49.7° N, 18.3° E: paleocoordinates 1.6° S, 21.3° E)

When: Petrkovice Beds Member (Ostrava Formation), Pendleian (326.4 - 318.1 Ma)

• Lowermost Namurian A/E1, Ostrava Formation, Petrˇkovice Beds (member), group of Leonard IV faunistic horizon, ca. 324 Ma

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified claystone

• Upper Silesian basin; Variscan foreland basin.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: specimen in the collection of the Municipal Museum of Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Primary reference: J. Prokop, A. Nel, and I. Hoch. 2005. Discovery of the oldest known Pterygota in the Lower Carboniferous of the Upper Silesian Basin in the Czech Republic (Insecta: Archaeorthoptera). Geobios 38:383-387 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123212: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 14.01.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Dicondylia -
Archaeorthoptera indet. BĂ©thoux and Nel 2002 winged insect
MMO B13711