Parachute Creek, locality 41139 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Colorado (39.5° N, 108.1° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 94.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Green River Formation, Bridgerian (50.3 - 46.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified lime mudstone

• Laramide-style block faulting

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: P. Vršanský, L. Vidlička, F. and F. Marsh. 2012. Derived, still living cockroach genus Cariblattoides (Blattida: Blattellidae) from the Eocene sediments of Green River in Colorado, USA. Insect Science 19:143-152 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138810: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 28.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Ectobiidae
Cariblattoides labandeirai Vršanský et al. 2012 cockroach
USNM 542292
 Orthoptera - Gryllidae
Pronemobius sp. Scudder 1890 field cricket
USNM Kohls 136052