Monteils (Theobald coll) (Eocene of France)

Where: Gard, France (44.1° N, 4.2° E: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 0.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• Age given as Sannoisien

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; marl

• Half-graben formed along a simple listric fault (Ales fault) responsible for the development of a hangingwall roll-over, and north-west divergence of syn-rift infill.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Primary reference: N. Theobald. 1937. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Bulletin Mensuel (Mémoires) de la Société des Sciences de Nancy 1:1-473 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122405: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 24.12.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Diptera - Bibionidae
"Bibio celasensis" = Bibio celasensis, "Bibio obtusa n. sp." = Bibio celasensis
"Bibio celasensis" = Bibio celasensis Theobald 1937 march fly
Nimes Museum Ni 37, 29, 30, 41, Collected by Saunier
"Bibio obtusa n. sp." = Bibio celasensis Theobald 1937 march fly
Nimes Museum Ni 34, 27, 32, 42, Collected by Saunier
 Diptera -
Atherix saunieri n. sp. Theobald 1937 fly
Nimes Museum Ni 31, Collected by Saunier