Steinbach near Lebach-Saar (Permian of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.5° N, 6.9° E: paleocoordinates 2.9° N, 18.2° E)

When: Lebacher Schichten Formation, Asselian (298.9 - 295.5 Ma)

• Unteres Perm, Unteres Rotliegendes, Lebacher Schichten

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; 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. "Coal seams from this area are called "limnic coals" are were deposited in intra-continental lakes." (Pers Comm Jan-Michael Ilger)

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Reposited in the Naturhist. Ver Bonn,

Primary reference: D. von Schlechtendal. 1913. Untersuchung ├╝ber die karbonischen Insekten und Spinnen von Wettin unter Ber├╝cksichtigung verwandter Faunen. Erster Teil: Revision der Originale von Germar, Giebel und Goldenberg. Nova Acta. Abhandlungen Der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Deutschen Akademie Der Naturforscher 98:1-186 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138375: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 16.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Paoliida - Blattinopsidae
Blattinopsis sp. Giebel 1867 winged insect
Naturhist. Ver. Bonn 52
 Eoblattida - Permotermopsidae
"Alicula lebachensis n. gen. n. sp." = Permula lebachensis
"Alicula lebachensis n. gen. n. sp." = Permula lebachensis von Schlechtendal 1913 insect
Naturhist. Ver. Bonn 50 (51)