Montagne d'Andance, Saint-Bauzile, Privas (MNHN collection) (Miocene of France)

Where: Ardèche, France (44.7° N, 4.7° E: paleocoordinates 44.9° N, 4.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Turolian (8.7 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: crater lake; lithified diatomite and volcaniclastic

• diatomites volcano-sedimentaires

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by A. Nel; reposited in the MNHN

Primary reference: A. Nel and P. Brisac. 1994. Découverte du premier Calopteryx fossile du Miocéne de l'Ardèche (Odonata, Calopterygidae). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 99(1):27-30 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 113893: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 07.08.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera -
? Heteroptera indet.1 Latreille 1810 true bug
 Hemiptera - Aradidae
Aradus andancensis n. sp.4 Marchal et al. 2011 flat bug
MNHN F.A33748
 Blattodea -
Francotermes bauzilensis14 Weidner and Riou 1986 termite
MNHN IPM-R.54205-54215
 Blattodea - Rhinotermitidae
Reticulitermes sp.14 Holmgren termite
MNHN IPM-R.54351-54364
 Blattodea - Termitidae
Termitidae indet.14 Latreille 1802 termite
MNHN IPM-R.54332, 54365-54369 (Macrotermes scheuthlei sensu Weidner & Riou, 1986)
 Blattodea - Kalotermitidae
Kalotermitidae "indet. F"14 Froggatt 1896 termite
MNHN IPM-R.54347, 54348
Kalotermitidae "indet. G"14 Froggatt 1896 termite
MNHN IPM-R.54349
 Blattodea -
Ulmeriella pliocenica n. sp.5 Nel 1987 termite
Coll Nel 74
 Hymenoptera - Apidae
Apis "sp. I"11 Linnaeus 1758 honey bee
MNHN-LP-R.54921, 54922, 54924, 54926, 55166, 55167(55206), 55169
Apis "sp. J"11 Linnaeus 1758 honey bee
MNHN-LP-R.55168, 55207
 Hymenoptera - Pamphiliidae
"Acantholyda grangeoni" = Acantholyda erythrocephala8
"Acantholyda grangeoni" = Acantholyda erythrocephala8 Linnaeus 1758 sawfly
MNHN-LP-R 54925 and seven in coll. Brisac
 Coleoptera - Cerambycidae
Cerambycidae indet.1 Latreille 1802 longhorned beetle
 Coleoptera - Chrysomelidae
Cassida sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 tortoise beetle
 Coleoptera - Curculionidae
"Lixus balazuci n. sp." = Lixus (Eulixus) balazuci16, Sitophilus punctatissimus n. sp.17, Scolytus tshernjaki n. sp.15, Scolytus duplicatus n. sp.15
"Lixus balazuci n. sp." = Lixus (Eulixus) balazuci16 Voisin and Nel 1993 snout beetle
MNHN IPM-R.10381
Sitophilus punctatissimus n. sp.17 Zherikhin 2000 snout beetle
MNHN IPM-R.55221
Scolytus tshernjaki n. sp.15 Petrov and Zherikhin 2000 bark beetle
MNHN IPM-R.55222
Scolytus duplicatus n. sp.15 Petrov and Zherikhin 2000 bark beetle
MNHN IPM-R.55223
 Coleoptera - Carabidae
Carabus neli n. sp.2, Ledouxnebria brisaci n. gen. n. sp.2
Carabus neli n. sp.2 Deuve 1998 ground beetle
coll. P. Brisac
Ledouxnebria brisaci n. gen. n. sp.2 Deuve 1998 ground beetle
coll. P. Brisac
 Diptera - Ptychopteridae
Probittacomorpha brisaci n. sp.3 Krzemiński et al. 2012 phantom crane fly
MNHN F.A46700 coll. Brisac
 Raphidioptera - Raphidiidae
? Ohmella coffini n. sp.7 Nel 1993 snakefly
MNHN-LP-R.10411
 Megaloptera - Sialidae
Sialis sp.6 Latreille 1802 alderfly
MNHN IPM-R.54247
 Odonata - Sieblosiidae
Paraoligolestes miocenicus n. gen. n. sp.10
Paraoligolestes miocenicus n. gen. n. sp.10 Nel and Escuillé 1993 damselfly
MNHN-LP-R 10382
 Odonata - Megapodagrionidae
Vulcagrion andancensis n. sp.9 Nel et al. 1996 flatwing
MNHN-LP-R.10440 (coll. Nel)
 Odonata -
? Calopterygoidea indet.13 Selys 1850 damselfly
MNHN IPM-R.07899
 Odonata - Calopterygidae
Calopteryx andancensis n. sp. Nel and Brisac 1994 broad-winged damselfly
MNHN-LP-R 10410
 Odonata - Aeshnidae
Aeshna andancensi n. sp.12 Nel and Brisac 1994 hawker dragonfly
MNHN-LP-R.10403 coll. Brisac
Aeschnophlebia miocenica n. sp.12 Nel and Escuillé 1994 darner dragonfly
MNHN-LP-R.10404 coll Escuille
 Odonata - Corduliidae
Corduliinae indet.9 Kirby 1890 green-eyed skimmer
MNHN-LP-R.10443
? Somatochlora brisaci n. sp.9 Nel et al. 1996 green-eyed skimmer
MNHN-LP-R.10420 (coll. Brisac)
 Odonata - Gomphidae
Gomphidae indet.9 Rambur 1842 clubtail dragonfly
MNHN-LP-R.10447 (coll. Oudard)