F40, Le Devès, Lodève Basin (Permian of France)

Where: Languedoc, France (43.6° N, 3.2° E: paleocoordinates 3.4° N, 20.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Possibly located 100 m higher than the 500 marker level. Upper part of Salagou Formation (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
• Fossils found in 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 105053: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 14.02.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Orthoptera - Oedischiidae
Iasvia sp.1 Zalessky 1934 grasshopper
LdLAP 517ab
 Dicondylia - Permostridulidae
Permostridulus brongniarti2 Béthoux et al. 2003 winged insect
LdLAP 526ab
 Paoliida - Anthracoptilidae
Lodevocladus subtilis n. gen. n. sp.3
Lodevocladus subtilis n. gen. n. sp.3 Prokop et al. 2015 winged insect
Ld LAP 438
 Dicondylia -
"Grylloblattida indet." = Grylloblattodea3
"Grylloblattida indet." = Grylloblattodea3 Walker 1914 ice crawler
Ld LAP 440
 Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae
Nannotupus pumilio n. gen. n. sp.
Nannotupus pumilio n. gen. n. sp. Nel et al. 2009 griffinfly
LdLAP 680, 442, 439