Underpass between A71 & Eisenacher Str. (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Thuringia, Germany (51.0° N, 10.9° E: paleocoordinates 23.4° N, 15.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lettenkohle Formation (Keuper Group), Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained, gray, carbonaceous shale

• light gray, fine-grained Shale, dolomite near the border of a sequence of gray-brown, plant-rich sandstones

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: O. Kuhn. 1938. Neue Insektenreste aus der deutschen Lettenkohle (Obertrias). Beiträge zur Geologie von Thüringen 5:84-86 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 115919: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 04.09.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Blattaria - Caloblattinidae
Thuringoblatta gimmi n. gen. n. sp.
Thuringoblatta gimmi n. gen. n. sp. Kuhn 1938 cockroach
GIBF 37/5ab, 37/3, 37/4
 Dicondylia - Phyloblattidae
Keuperoblatta thuringica n. gen. n. sp.2
Keuperoblatta thuringica n. gen. n. sp.2 Müller 1965 winged insect
GIBF 37/6
 Dicondylia -
? Triadochorista schleeriethensis1 Geyer and Kleber 1987 winged insect
GIBF 37/1
 Diplostraca -
Isaura sp.2 Joly 1841 branchiopod