Braidwood, Mazon Creek (USNM coll) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Illinois (41.2° N, 88.2° W: paleocoordinates 4.8° S, 23.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Francis Creek Shale Member (Carbondale Formation), Westphalian D (311.4 - 306.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: interdistributary bay; lithified, concretionary, ferruginous mudstone

• Illinois basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, concretion

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 132451: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 16.08.2012, edited by Jered Karr

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
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"Palaeodictyopteron" latipenne n. sp. Handlirsch 1906 insect
USNM 38838