Heinitz-Saar Mine; Halde am Bildstockschacht (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.3° N, 7.1° E: paleocoordinates 1.8° S, 15.9° E)

When: Upper Saarbrücker Shale Formation, Westphalian C (314.6 - 311.4 Ma)

• Obere Saarbrücker Schichten, Liegende Flammkohlenpartie

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; 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: mesofossils

Primary reference: P. Guthörl. 1930. Neue Insektenfunde aus dem Saarcarbon. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen, Abteilung B 64:147-164 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138345: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 15.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Archimylacridae
"Heinitzia bildstocki n. sp." = Archimylacridae bildstocki
"Heinitzia bildstocki n. sp." = Archimylacridae bildstocki Guthörl 1930 cockroach
Slg. d. Verf., 359
Myriapoda
 Arthropleurida - Arthropleuridae
Arthropleura armata Jordan and Meyer 1854 millipede