Von der Heydt pit, roof of third flotz (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.3° N, 7.0° E: paleocoordinates 0.8° S, 15.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Petite-Rossella Formation, Westphalian D (311.4 - 306.9 Ma)

• 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 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 153149: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.12.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Dicondylia - Phyloblattidae
Phyloblatta sp. Handlirsch 1906 winged insect