Scranton (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Pennsylvania (41.4° N, 75.7° W: paleocoordinates 9.4° S, 15.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Dunmore coal 2 Member (Pottsville Formation), Westphalian (318.1 - 306.9 Ma)

• "Uppermost Pottsville; Dunmore Coal nr. 2" Handlirsch, 1906

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, carbonaceous shale and anthracite

• 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 125737: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 20.03.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Necymylacridae
"Atimoblatta curvipennis n. gen. n. sp." = Atimoblatta curvipennis, "Atimoblatta reniformis n. sp." = Atimoblatta curvipennis
"Atimoblatta curvipennis n. gen. n. sp." = Atimoblatta curvipennis Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
USNM 35380
"Atimoblatta reniformis n. sp." = Atimoblatta curvipennis Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
USNM 35383