Rakovník (Rakonitz, Prague collection) (Carboniferous of Czech Republic)

Where: Central Bohemian, Czech Republic (50.1° N, 13.7° E: paleocoordinates 0.2° N, 19.7° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Radnice Formation, Westphalian C (314.6 - 311.4 Ma)

• Mittleres Obercarbon; Radnitzer Schichten

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale and coal

• Central-West Bohemian basin; extensional basin developed within Variscan zone along simple asymmetric mega-graben formed on the Central Bohemian and Litomerice fault zones, with some contribution from transtensional wrench faults.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: National Museum, Prague (CGH)

Primary reference: J. Kušta. 1885. Neue Arachniden aus der Steinkoklenformation von Rakonitz. Sitzungsberichte der Königlich Böhmischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften in Prag 1884:398-401 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 126152: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 31.03.2012, edited by Lindy Edwards and Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Palaeodictyoptera -
Bojoptera colorata n. gen. n. sp.5
Bojoptera colorata n. gen. n. sp.5 Kukalová 1958 winged insect
  -
Anthracocorides platipes n. gen. n. sp.2, Dytiscomorphus larvalis n. gen. n. sp.3, Kustia bohemica n. gen. n. sp.4
Anthracocorides platipes n. gen. n. sp.2 Fritsch 1905 insect
CGH U71a(b), 70
Dytiscomorphus larvalis n. gen. n. sp.3 Fritsch 1907 insect
CGH U6
Kustia bohemica n. gen. n. sp.4 Handlirsch 1919 insect
"Insektenflugel"
Arachnida
 Phalangiotarbida -
Eotarbus litoralis n. gen. n. sp.10
Eotarbus litoralis n. gen. n. sp.10 Kušta 1889 phalangiotarbid
Lost by the 20th century
 Trigonotarbida - Anthracomartidae
"Anthracomartus minor n. sp." = Anthracomartus minor, "Anthracomartus socius n. sp." = Anthracomartus minor10
"Anthracomartus minor n. sp." = Anthracomartus minor Kušta 1885
CGH Me 72(74)
"Anthracomartus socius n. sp." = Anthracomartus minor10 Kušta 1885
Type unknown, presumably lost
 Trigonotarbida - Eophrynidae
"Anthracomartus krejcii n. sp." = Planomartus krejcii6, "Anthracomartus affinis n. sp." = Planomartus krejcii
"Anthracomartus krejcii n. sp." = Planomartus krejcii6 Kušta 1884
CGH Me 66
"Anthracomartus affinis n. sp." = Planomartus krejcii Kušta 1884
CGH Me 71
 Araneae - Arthromygalidae
"Scudderia carbonaria n. gen. n. sp." = Kustaria carbonaria10, Rakovnicia antiqua n. gen. n. sp., Geralycosa fritschi n. gen. n. sp.10, Eolycosa lorenzi n. gen. n. sp.7, "Arthrolycosa fortis n. sp." = Arthromygale fortis1, "Arthrolycosa beecheri n. sp." = Arthromygale fortis1
"Scudderia carbonaria n. gen. n. sp." = Kustaria carbonaria10 Kušta 1889 spider
CGH Me 63 (in Kusta, 1889), 65 (in Fritsch, 1904)
Rakovnicia antiqua n. gen. n. sp. Kušta 1885 spider
CGH Me 73
Geralycosa fritschi n. gen. n. sp.10 Kušta 1889 spider
CGH Me 64
Eolycosa lorenzi n. gen. n. sp.7 Kušta 1886 spider
CGH Me 75
"Arthrolycosa fortis n. sp." = Arthromygale fortis1 Fritsch 1904 spider
CGH Me 60; Acquired by Kusta, but not described by him
"Arthrolycosa beecheri n. sp." = Arthromygale fortis1 Fritsch 1904 spider
CGH Me 59; Acquired by Kusta, but not described by him
 Araneae - Pyritaraneidae
Dinopilio gigas n. gen. n. sp.1
Dinopilio gigas n. gen. n. sp.1 Fritsch 1904 spider
CGH Me 56; Acquired by Kusta, listed as gen. indet. by him on p. 207
 Thelyphonida -
"Thelyphonus bohemicus n. sp." = Prothelyphonus bohemicus8, "Geralinura scudderi n. sp." = Prothelyphonus bohemicus10, "Geralinura noctua n. sp." = Prothelyphonus bohemicus10, "Geralinura crassa n. sp." = Prothelyphonus bohemicus10
"Thelyphonus bohemicus n. sp." = Prothelyphonus bohemicus8 Kušta 1886 whip scorpion
CGH Me 67, 68, 69
"Geralinura scudderi n. sp." = Prothelyphonus bohemicus10 Kušta 1886 whip scorpion
CGH Me 136
"Geralinura noctua n. sp." = Prothelyphonus bohemicus10 Kušta 1886 whip scorpion
CGH Me 105
"Geralinura crassa n. sp." = Prothelyphonus bohemicus10 Kušta 1886 whip scorpion
 Scorpiones - Anthracoscorpionidae
Anthracoscorpio juvenis n. gen. n. sp.10
Anthracoscorpio juvenis n. gen. n. sp.10 Kušta 1889 scorpion
CGH M 329
 Scorpiones - Eobuthidae
Eobuthus rakovnicensis n. gen. n. sp.1
Eobuthus rakovnicensis n. gen. n. sp.1 Fritsch 1904 scorpion
CGH M 313
Myriapoda
  -
Eojulus fragilis n. gen. n. sp.7
Eojulus fragilis n. gen. n. sp.7 Kušta 1886
Clitellata
 Haplotaxida - Naididae
Pronaidites carbonarius n. gen. n. sp.9 Kušta 1888
CGH Me 102
Pronaidites arenivorus n. sp.3 Fritsch 1907
CGH U78