Cefn Coed colliery (1236 feet depth) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: Wales, United Kingdom (51.7° N, 3.8° W: paleocoordinates 1.5° S, 7.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian B (314.6 - 314.6 Ma)

• No. 2 shaft, roof of Welsh Vein, at 1236 feet. Zone of Anthracomya pulchra, Yorkian series.

Environment/lithology: delta plain; lithified, black shale

• South Wales coalfield, deposited in Variscan foreland basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the BGS

Primary reference: H. Bolton. 1934. New forms from the insect fauna of the British coal measures. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 90:277-301 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 151398: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.09.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Caloneurodea - Hapalopteridae
Hapaloptera obovata n. sp. Bolton 1934 winged insect
BGS 52735
 Orthoptera - Geraridae
? Gerarus symmetricus n. sp. Bolton 1934 grasshopper
BGS 52860
 Paoliida - Blattinopsidae
Glaphyrophlebia delicatula n. sp. Bolton 1934 winged insect
BGS 52374