D Coal; Port Griffith switchback, near Pittston (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as Port Griffith railway cut, near Pittston

Where: Pennsylvania (41.3° N, 75.8° W: paleocoordinates 9.5° S, 15.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: D Coal Member, Westphalian C (314.6 - 311.4 Ma)

• Anthracite Series; D Coal

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Appalachian foreland basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

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 125766: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 22.03.2012

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Mylacridae
Orthomylacris alutacea n. sp., "Mylacris lucifugum n. sp." = Mylacris lucifuga
Orthomylacris alutacea n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 cockroach
USNM 38772
"Mylacris lucifugum n. sp." = Mylacris lucifuga Scudder 1884 cockroach
Lacoe 2017