Haley Bros and Barbour coal mine (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Alabama (34.0° N, 87.6° W: paleocoordinates 13.1° S, 28.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pottsville Formation, Westphalian A (318.7 - 316.9 Ma)

• A shale sequence of the Pottsville Formation, possibly an interval between the Jagger coal seam and the Mary Lee coal

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified shale

• Black Warrior basin; Ouachita foreland basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Jim Lacefield in 1993

• Repository: University of Alabama Museum of Natural History, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Primary reference: R. J. Beckemeyer and M. S. Engel. 2011. Upper Carboniferous insects from the Pottsville Formation of northern Alabama (Insecta: Ephemeropterida, Palaeodictyopterida, Odonatoptera). Scientific Papers, Natural History Museum, The University of Kansas 44:1-19 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 126586: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 07.04.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Palaeodictyoptera - Homoiopteridae
Pharciphyzelus lacefieldi n. gen. n. sp. Beckemeyer and Engel 2011 winged insect
Univ. Alabama MNH PI1993.0001.0001