Port Henry colliery (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Ponthenry colliery

Where: Wales, United Kingdom (51.8° N, 4.2° W: paleocoordinates 1.8° S, 6.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian A (318.1 - 314.6 Ma)

• Gwendraeth seam

Environment/lithology: delta plain; lithified, black shale

• South Wales coalfield, deposited in Variscan foreland basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by E. Dix

• Repository: National Museum of Wales

Primary reference: H. Bolton. 1930. Fossil insects of the south Wales coalfield. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 86:9-49 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 151384: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.09.2013

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Palaeodictyoptera - Lithomanteidae
Lithosialis truemani n. sp. Bolton 1930 winged insect
NMW 29,553 G 1/G 2