Colliery Dr A Schäfer at Reisbach (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Saarland, Germany (49.4° N, 6.9° E: paleocoordinates 0.7° N, 16.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Illinger Flöz Member (Heusweiler Schichten Formation), Stephanian B (304.8 - 303.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: 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.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by J. W. F. Reuner & M Boersma

Collection methods: surface (float),

• Repository: Collections of the Laboratory of Palaeobotany and Palynology of the State University Utrecht (The Netherlands)

Primary reference: M. Boersma. 1975. Phylomylacris reisbachensis nov. spec., a new Blattoid from the Heusweiler Schichten (Stephanian B), Saar Basin. Entomologische Berichten 35:43-48 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139734: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 16.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Mylacridae
Phylomylacris reisbachensis n. sp. Boersma 1975 cockroach
U 5295
Phylomylacris cf. reisbachensis Boersma 1975 cockroach
U 5296