Writhlington Geological Nature Reserve; foliage assemblage 4 (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: Somerset, United Kingdom (51.3° N, 2.4° W: paleocoordinates 0.1° S, 9.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Upper Westphalian D: Dicksonites plueckenetii Subzone; Thomas & Cleal, 1994), probably from above the No. 10 Coal Seam

Environment/lithology: delta plain; lithified shale

• Deposited on an upper delta floodplain (Assemblage 4 of Proctor, 1994).

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Deposited at the Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery, UK & NHM.

Primary reference: O. Béthoux and E. A. Jarzembowski. 2010. New basal neopterans from Writhlington (UK, Pennsylvanian). Alavesia 3:87-96 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 156594: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 26.05.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Cnemidolestodea - Spanioderidae
Etotabla gillae n. gen. n. sp.
Etotabla gillae n. gen. n. sp. Béthoux and Jarzembowski 2010 winged insect
MNEMG 2009.34
 Orthoptera - Geraridae
Gerarus cf. danielsi Handlirsch 1906 grasshopper
NHM In. 64605
 Paoliida - Blattinopsidae
Westphaloblattinopsis edwardsae n. gen. n. sp. Béthoux and Jarzembowski 2010 winged insect
MNEMG 2009.33.1, 2009.33.2, 2009.45