Nonnweiler near Birkenfeld-Nahe (Permian to of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.6° N, 7.0° E: paleocoordinates 3.7° N, 18.6° E)

When: Lebacher Schichten Formation, Asselian to Asselian (298.9 - 290.1 Ma)

• Unteres Rotliegendes

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; 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. "Coal seams from this area are called "limnic coals" are were deposited in intra-continental lakes." (Per. Com. Jan-Michael Ilger)

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: P. Guthörl. 1934. Die Arthropoden aus dem Carbon und Perm des Saar-Nahe-Pfalz-Gebietes. Im Vertrieb bei der Preußischen Geologischen Landesanstalt 44(4):1-279 [M. Clapham/A. Delelli/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138359: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 15.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Orthoptera - Oedischiidae
Plesioidischia baentschi n. gen. n. sp.
Plesioidischia baentschi n. gen. n. sp. Schlechtendal 1906 grasshopper
Naturhist. Ver. Bonn 46