McGinner's Mine near Hampton (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: West Virginia (38.1° N, 82.1° W: paleocoordinates 10.0° S, 21.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian (318.1 - 306.9 Ma)

• Mittleres Obercarbon

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified lithology not reported

• Appalachian foreland basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Revision of American Paleozoic insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 29(1441):661-820 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123988: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.02.2012, edited by Jered Karr

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
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"Palaeodictyopteron" virginianum n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 insect