Petite-Rosselle colliery, Wendel pit, vein 8, etage 432 (Carboniferous of France)

Where: France (49.2° N, 6.9° E: paleocoordinates 0.9° S, 15.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian D (311.4 - 306.9 Ma)

• Roof of vein 8 at Et. 432

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified 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

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by M.A. Renier in 1931

• Repository: Musée houiller de l'Université de Lille

Primary reference: G. Waterlot. 1934. Étude de la faune continentale du terrain houiller sarro-lorrain. Thèses Présentées a la Faculté des Sciences de l'Université de Lille 49:1-317 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 153145: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.12.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Palaeodictyoptera - Dictyoneuridae
Polioptenus bertrandi n. sp. Waterlot 1934 winged insect