Lens mines, pit 9, voie 313 (Carboniferous of France)

Where: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France (50.4° N, 2.8° E: paleocoordinates 0.4° S, 12.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian D (311.4 - 306.9 Ma)

• Alfred vein

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, carbonaceous shale

• Variscan foreland basin
• Carbonaceous shale with many plant imprints, among which Cordaites leaves predominate

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by A. Villet in 1911

• Repository: Musee Houiller de l'Universite de Lille

Primary reference: P. Pruvost. 1912. Les insectes houillers du Nord de la France. Annales de la Société Géologique du Nord 41:323-380 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 151690: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.10.2013

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Archimylacridae
Archimylacris pruvosti n. sp. Handlirsch 1920 cockroach