Cahaba Living River Retreat (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Bibb County, Alabama (33.2° N, 87.0° W: paleocoordinates 14.0° S, 28.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pottsville Formation, Westphalian A (318.1 - 314.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by D. Blakeley

• Repository: University of Alabama Museum of Natural History

Primary reference: R. J. Beckemeyer and M. S. Engel. 2018. First North American species of the European genus Archaemegaptilus from the Upper Carboniferous Pottsville Formation of northern Alabama (Palaeodictyoptera: Archaemegaptilidae). Novitates Paleoentomologicae 21:1-7 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 198288: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.12.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Palaeodictyoptera - Archaemegaptilidae
Archaemegaptilus blakelyi n. sp. Beckemeyer and Engel 2018 winged insect