Gilkerston Ford near Clinton (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Missouri (38.3° N, 93.7° W: paleocoordinates 5.2° S, 28.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Jordan Coal Formation, Westphalian D (311.4 - 306.9 Ma)

• "Specimen from Lowest productive Coal-measures" Scudder, 1895

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported and coal

• Craton interior; any subsidence likely from dynamic topography

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression

Collected by D. White; reposited in the USGS

Primary reference: S. H. Scudder. 1895. Revision of the American fossil cockroaches with descriptions of new forms. Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 124:1-176 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 124242: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 09.02.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Blattodea - Mylacridae
"Etoblattina clintoniana n. sp." = Amblymylacris clintoniana
"Etoblattina clintoniana n. sp." = Amblymylacris clintoniana Scudder 1895 cockroach
USGS 2182