Bore WISBAW 1315 Depth 517.6 -517.78 m (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Bitterfeld, Germany (51.6° N, 12.2° E: paleocoordinates 1.1° S, 17.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sandersdorf Formation, Arnsbergian (326.4 - 318.1 Ma)

• Saale Basin

Environment/lithology: paralic; lithified shale

• Saale basin; extensional basin formed during transtension within Variscan belt

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: core,

• Repository: Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe, Außenstelle Berlin

Primary reference: C. Brauckmann and J. Schneider. 1996. Ein unter-karbonisches Insekt aus dem Raum Bitterfeld/Delitzsch (Pterygota, Arnsbergium, Deutschland). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte 1996(1):17-30 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 132797: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 27.08.2012

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Palaeodictyoptera - Spilapteridae
Delitzschala bitterfeldensis n. gen. n. sp. Brauckmann and Schneider 1996 winged insect
BGR X 9216