Road from Hampton to Peachtree Creek (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: West Virginia (39.9° N, 81.5° W: paleocoordinates 9.3° S, 20.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian (318.1 - 306.9 Ma)

• "From Coal blum about 400 feet above Hornton conglomerate."

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported and coal

• 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 125247: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 07.03.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Blattodea - Archimylacridae
Polyetoblatta calopteryx n. gen. n. sp.
Polyetoblatta calopteryx n. gen. n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
USNM 25633