Jeckenbach (Permian of Germany)

Where: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany (49.7° N, 7.6° E: paleocoordinates 3.3° N, 18.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Jeckenbach Formation, Asselian (298.9 - 295.5 Ma)

• Oberen Jeckenbacher Schichten, Untere Lebacher Gruppe, Rotliegendes

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified mudstone

• 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: adpression

Collected by A. Stapf

• Repository: Museum Stapf, Nierstein

Primary reference: R. Kinzelbach. 1970. Eine fossile Eintagsfliege aus dem Perm des Saar-Nahe-Pfalz-Gebietes (Ephemeroptera: Permoplectoptera: ? Misthodotidae Tillyard, 1932). Mainzer Naturwissenschaftliches Archiv 9:318-322 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139349: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Ephemerida - Misthodotidae
Misthodotes stapfi n. sp. Kinzelbach and Lutz 1984 mayfly