Camoins-les-Bains (Coll. Marseille) (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

Collection methods: Specimens kept in the Inst. Geol. Marseille

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 122464: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 28.12.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Lygaeidae
Praenotochilus parallelus n. gen. n. sp. Theobald 1937 milkweed bug
Coll. Inst. Geol. Marseille 7
 Hymenoptera - Pompilidae
"Pompilus incertus n. sp." = Pompilites incertus
"Pompilus incertus n. sp." = Pompilites incertus Theobald 1937 spider wasp
Coll. Inst. Geol. Marseille 5
 Hymenoptera - Philanthidae
Philanthus annulatus n. sp. Theobald 1937 apoid wasp
Coll. Inst. Geol. Marseille 1
 Coleoptera -
Limnius perrini n. sp. Theobald 1937 beetle
Coll. Inst. Geol. Marseille 3
 Diptera - Bombyliidae
Geron figuratus n. sp. Theobald 1937 bee fly
Coll. Inst. Geol. Marseille 2
 Diptera - Bibionidae
"Bibio nigripennis n. sp." = Plecia theobaldi
"Bibio nigripennis n. sp." = Plecia theobaldi Skartveit and Nel 2017 love bug
Coll. Inst. Geol. Marseille 11
 Diptera - Sciaridae
Sciara cf. protogaea Heer 1856 dark-winged fungus gnat
Coll. Inst. Geol. Marseille 9
 Diptera -
Cyrtonotum gigas n. sp. Theobald 1937 fly
Coll. Inst. Geol. Marseille 4
 Diptera - Tipulidae
Limnophila elegans n. sp. Theobald 1937 crane fly
Coll. Inst. Geol. Marseille 6, 8