Sophia Jacoba pit, 600 m depth, Seam 16 west hanging wall (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.1° N, 6.2° E: paleocoordinates 0.8° S, 13.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian A (318.1 - 314.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by G. Herbst

• Repository: not stated

Primary reference: W. Schmidt. 1952. Herbstiala herbsti n. g., n. sp. (Herbstialidae n. fam., Protocicadida), das erste Insekt aus dem Erkelenzer Karbon (Westfal A). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 27:149-168 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139801: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Paoliida - Paoliidae
Herbstiala herbsti n. gen. n. sp.
Herbstiala herbsti n. gen. n. sp. Schmidt 1952 winged insect