Dauphin, Bois d'Asson (MNHN coll.) (Oligocene of France)

Where: Alpes-de-Haute, France (43.9° N, 5.8° E: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 2.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• Oligocéne, Stampien supérieur

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified lithology not reported

• Apt basin. 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 114016: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 09.08.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham and Lindy Edwards

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Blattodea - Kalotermitidae
Kalotermitidae "indet. I"4 Froggatt 1896 termite
MNHN IPM-R.54200
 Dermaptera - Forficulidae
Forficulidae "indet. C"2 Latreille 1810 common earwig
Forficula "sp. B"2 Linnaeus 1758 common earwig
 Hymenoptera - Halictidae
Lasioglossum celinae n. sp.7 Petrulevicius and Nel 2003 sweat bee
 Odonata - Sieblosiidae
? Sieblosiidae "sp. 1" Handlirsch 1907 damselfly
MNHN-LP-R 10378
? Sieblosiidae "sp. 2 larva" Handlirsch 1907 damselfly
MNHN-LP-R 54181 coll Nel; Coll Henrotay 8
Stenolestes dauphinensis n. sp.3 Nel et al. 1997 damselfly
 Odonata - Hypolestidae
Prohypolestes dauphinensis n. gen. n. sp. Nel and Paicheler 1994 damselfly
MNHN-LP-R 07902 (coll. Nel)
 Odonata - Aeshnidae
"Aeschna paleocyanea n. sp." = Aeshna paleocyanea1
"Aeschna paleocyanea n. sp." = Aeshna paleocyanea1 Nel 1987 hawker dragonfly
Coll Paul Coullet
 Odonata - Libellulidae
Paleotauriphila sp.5 Nel and Paicheler 1993 common skimmer
 Odonata - Gomphidae
Gomphinae "indet. A"6 Rambur 1842 clubtail dragonfly
MNHN-LP-R.54277 (coll. Nel)