Camoins-les-Bains (MNHN coll) (Oligocene of France)

Where: Bouches-du-Rhone, France (43.3° N, 5.5° E: paleocoordinates 43.1° N, 2.9° E)

When: Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; marl

• Irregular basins formed during extension of the European platform in the Oligocene resulting from the formation of the West-European rift system.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the MNHN

Primary reference: A. Nel and J. C. Paicheler. 1994. Les Lestoidea (Odonata, Zygoptera) fossiles: Un inventaire critique. Annales de Paléontologie 80(1):1-59 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 113989: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 08.08.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Notonectidae
Notonectidae indet.4 Latreille 1802 true bug
MNHN IPM-R.54309
 Blattodea - Mastotermitidae
Mastotermes sp.5 Froggatt 1896 termite
MNHN IPM-R.54336
Mastotermes picardi n. sp.5 Nel and Paicheler 1993 termite
MNHN IPM-R.54196
 Dermaptera - Forficulidae
Forficula paleoligura n. sp.2 Nel et al. 1994 common earwig
MNHN-LP-R.10398
 Orthoptera - Tettigoniidae
Archepseudophylla fossilis n. gen. n. sp.7 Nel et al. 2008 katydid
MNHN-LP-R.63854
 Hymenoptera - Apidae
Xylocopa celineae n. sp.6 Nel and Petrulevicius 2003 large carpenter bee
MNHN-LP-R.11184
Apis "sp. A"3 Linnaeus 1758 honey bee
MNHN-LP-R.08384, 08385
 Hymenoptera - Siricidae
cf. Xeris sp.1 Costa 1894 horntail
MNHN IPM-R.08379 Coll Nel
 Diptera - Bibionidae
Bibio celasensis8 Theobald 1937 march fly
MNHN Camoins 29
 Odonata - Sieblosiidae
Stenolestes "sp. 4" Scudder 1895 damselfly
MNHN-LP-R.10377 Coll. Nel
Stenolestes camoinsi n. sp. Nel 1986 damselfly
MNHN-LP-R.07450 Coll. Nel & Papazian Coll 1
 Odonata - Lestidae
Lestidae "indet. larva" Calvert 1901 spread-winged damselfly
MNHN-LP-R.07925 Coll. Nel
Lestes ceresti Nel and Papazian 1985 spread-winged damselfly