Lens mines, pit 9, bowette 926 (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)

• Roof of the first level under Girard vein (Faisceau d'Edouard)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified shale

• Variscan foreland basin
• Very fine shale with Anthracomya

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by G. Montagne in 1912

• 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 151692: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.10.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Archimylacridae
Archaeotiphe dalmaisi n. sp.2 Pruvost 1919 cockroach
MGL 1778
Archaeotiphe didieri n. sp.2 Pruvost 1919 cockroach
MGL 1776 (not 1777)
"Hemimylacris saclieri n. sp." = Mesitoblattella saclieri2 Pruvost 1919 cockroach
MGL 1822
Barroisiblatta guerrei n. sp.2 Pruvost 1919 cockroach
MGL 1781
Barroisiblatta jourdani2 Pruvost 1919 cockroach
MGL 1783
 Blattodea - Mylacridae
Phylomylacris nervosa2 Pruvost 1919 cockroach
MGL 1838
Phylomylacris chailleti n. sp.2 Pruvost 1919 cockroach
MGL 1839
Phylomylacris lensiana n. sp.1 Handlirsch 1922 cockroach
MGL 1845
Phylomylacris fougerollesi n. sp.2 Pruvost 1919 cockroach
MGL 1827, 1829
"Necymylacris villeti n. sp." = Pruvostia villeti Pruvost 1912 cockroach
Phylomylacris pintrandi2 Pruvost 1919 cockroach
MGL 1833, 1834
Phylomylacris cor n. sp.2 Pruvost 1919 cockroach
MGL 1840
 Dicondylia - Phyloblattidae
Phyloblatta didierana n. sp.1 Handlirsch 1922 winged insect
MGL 1777
Phyloblatta perangusta n. sp.2 Pruvost 1919 winged insect
MGL 1775
Phyloblatta thieryi n. sp.2 Pruvost 1919 winged insect
MGL 1773, 1774
Malacostraca
 Syncarida - Acanthotelsonidae
Pleurocaris annulatus2 Calman 1911
MGL 1882
Xiphosura
 Xiphosurida -
Omoptilus hispidus n. gen. n. sp.2
Omoptilus hispidus n. gen. n. sp.2 Pruvost 1919
MGL 1758