Grügelborn near St. Wendel (Permian to of Germany)

Where: Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany (49.5° N, 7.2° E: paleocoordinates 3.7° N, 18.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Asselian to Asselian (298.9 - 290.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, black, gray shale

• Saar-Nahe basin; Half-graben generated by extension on South Hunsruck bounding fault, but with some component of dextral strike-slip transtension in an intermontane setting following the Variscan orogeny.
• Blackish-gray, yellow-spotted, finely-laminated shale, surfaces covered by conchostracans

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Fr. Rolle; reposited in the SMF

Primary reference: J. V. Deichmüller. 1887. Über zwei Blattinen-Reste aus den unteren Lebacher Schichten der Rheinprovinz. Bericht über die Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Frankfurt am Main 1887:89-94 [C. Labandeira/A. Spencer-Lee/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 127936: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 29.05.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Blattodea - Archimylacridae
"Etoblattina rollei n. sp." = Archimylacridae rollei
"Etoblattina rollei n. sp." = Archimylacridae rollei Deichmüller 1887 cockroach
 Dicondylia - Phyloblattidae
"Etoblattina ornatissima n. sp." = Xenoblatta ornatissima
"Etoblattina ornatissima n. sp." = Xenoblatta ornatissima Deichmüller 1887 winged insect