Clinton (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Missouri (38.4° N, 93.8° W: paleocoordinates 5.1° S, 28.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• "...from coal bank‚Ķbelonging to the very lowest productive coal-measures, found within 50 feet of their extreme base." Scudder, 1895

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithified siliciclastic sediments and coal

• Craton interior

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the USNM

• Specimens in the collection of R.D. Lacoe according to Scudder, 1895 now likely in the USNM

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 125697: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 16.03.2012

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Archimylacridae
"Anthracoblattina americana n. sp." = Oxynoblatta americana
"Anthracoblattina americana n. sp." = Oxynoblatta americana Scudder 1895 cockroach
Coll Lacoe 2137a
 Blattodea - Mylacridae
"Paromylacris clintoniana n. sp." = Hemimylacris clintoniana
"Paromylacris clintoniana n. sp." = Hemimylacris clintoniana Scudder 1895 cockroach
Coll Lacoe 2151 a