Oberhausen near Appelbach-Pfalz (Permian of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.7° N, 7.9° E: paleocoordinates 3.3° N, 18.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Odernheim-Lauterecken Group, Asselian (298.9 - 295.5 Ma)

• Possibly Late Carboniferous but Kerp et al. 1990 think Asselian-Sakmarian age may be more correct. Bed is assignable to the upper sub-unit of the Lauterecken-Odernheim Schichten (L-0 10) subunit of Boy and Fichter 1982.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; siltstone and limestone

• 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: macrofossils

Preservation: original carbon

Collection methods: surface (float)

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 138360: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 15.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Blattodea -
Blattariae reisi n. sp. Handlirsch 1920 cockroach
Bayr. Staats-Slg. München