F23, Les Canals, Lodève Basin (Permian of France)

Where: Languedoc, France (43.6° N, 3.3° E: paleocoordinates 3.4° N, 20.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Merifons Member (Salagou Formation), Kungurian (279.3 - 272.3 Ma)

• Found between the 500-800 marker beds. Merifrons Member is primarily Kungurian age, according to Michel et al. (2015), constrained by Artinskian radiometric ages in the underlying Octon Mb.

Environment/lithology: pond; lithified, brown, red claystone and siltstone

• Small ponds on a playa lake; Lodève Basin, half-graben
• Wings collected from rills or siltstone channels

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by J. Lapeyrie

• Repository: Musée Fleury, Lodève

Primary reference: A. Nel, G. Fleck, R. Garrouste, G. Gand, J. Lapeyrie, S. M. Bybee, and J. Prokop. 2009. Revision of Permo-Carboniferous griffenflies (Insecta: Odonatoptera: Meganisoptera) based upon new species and redescription of selected poorly known taxa from Eurasia. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 289(4-6):89-121 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 105045: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 14.02.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Prosbolidae
Pervestigia cf. veteris8 Becker-Migdisova 1961 true bug
Ld LAP 344
 Dicondylia -
"Thripida indet." = Thysanoptera8
"Thripida indet." = Thysanoptera8 Haliday 1836 thrips
Ld LAP 332
 Blattaria - Umenocoleidae
Permoponopterix lodevensis6 Nel et al. 2014 cockroach
LdLAP 169 from locality called "Les Canals III" could be different
 Glosselytrodea - Jurinidae
Surijoka lutevensis n. sp.1 Béthoux et al. 2001 winged insect
LdLAP 540
 Megasecoptera - Xenopteraidae
Sinitshenkovae gallica n. sp.5 Nel et al. 2019 winged insect
Ld LaP 760
 Diaphanopterodea -
Lodevohymen lapeyriei n. gen. n. sp.7
Lodevohymen lapeyriei n. gen. n. sp.7 Prokop and Nel 2011 winged insect
LdLAP 556
 Reculida - Liomopteridae
Liomopteridae "indet. B"8 Sellards 1909 winged insect
Ld LAP 545
 Dicondylia - Permagrionidae
Epilestes gallica n. sp.4 Nel et al. 1999 winged insect
LdLAP 110
 Dicondylia - Huangiopteridae
Huangiopterum "sp. B"8 Prokop et al. 2015 winged insect
Ld LAP 130
 Dicondylia - Saxonagrionidae
Saxonagrion minutus n. gen. n. sp.2
Saxonagrion minutus n. gen. n. sp.2 Nel et al. 1999 winged insect
LdLAP 173
 Dicondylia - Lapeyriidae
Lapeyria magnifica n. gen. n. sp.3
Lapeyria magnifica n. gen. n. sp.3 Nel et al. 1999 winged insect
LdLAP 316, 119, 113, 114, 116, 118, 120, 115 all collected by Lapeyrie
 Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae
Arctotypus gallicus Nel et al. 2009 griffinfly
LdLAP 515, 393A