Belle-et-Bonne coliery, Avaleresse pit, Frameries (Carboniferous of Belgium)

Where: Belgium (50.4° N, 3.9° E: paleocoordinates 1.4° S, 12.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Flénu Formation, Westphalian C (314.6 - 311.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siliciclastic sediments

• Variscan foreland basin
• Associated with Coal mining

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression

Collected by Persenaire

Primary reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123820: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 31.01.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Dicondylia -
Palaeomastax carbonis n. gen. n. sp.
Palaeomastax carbonis n. gen. n. sp. Handlirsch 1904 winged insect
 Blattodea - Archimylacridae
Archimylacris carbonis n. sp., "Anthrocomastax furcifer n. gen. n. sp." = Anthracomastax furcifer
Archimylacris carbonis n. sp. Handlirsch 1904 cockroach
"Anthrocomastax furcifer n. gen. n. sp." = Anthracomastax furcifer Handlirsch 1904 cockroach
 Protorthoptera - Pachytylopsidae
"Palorthopteron melas n. gen. n. sp." = Pachytylopsis melas
"Palorthopteron melas n. gen. n. sp." = Pachytylopsis melas Handlirsch 1904 winged insect
 Protorthoptera -
Distasis rhipiphora n. gen. n. sp.
Distasis rhipiphora n. gen. n. sp. Handlirsch 1904 winged insect
 Palaeodictyoptera - Homoiopteridae
"Anthracentomon latipenne n. gen. n. sp." = Homoioptera latipenne
"Anthracentomon latipenne n. gen. n. sp." = Homoioptera latipenne Handlirsch 1904 winged insect