F32, Col des Détroits, Lodève basin (Permian of France)

Where: Languedoc, France (43.6° N, 3.3° E: paleocoordinates 3.4° N, 20.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Merifons Member (Salagou Formation), Kungurian (279.3 - 272.3 Ma)

• Found between the 500-800 marker beds. Upper part of Salagou Formation (Merifrons Member) is primarily Kungurian age, according to Michel et al. (2015), constrained by Artinskian radiometric ages in the underlying Octon Mb.

Environment/lithology: pond; lithified, brown, red claystone and siltstone

• Small ponds on a playa lake; Lodève Basin, half-graben
• Wings collected from rills or siltstone channels

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by J. Lapeyrie

• Repository: Musée Fleury, Lodève

Primary reference: O. Béthoux, A. Nel, G. Gand, J. Lapeyrie, and J. Galtier. 2002. Discovery of the genus Iasvia Zalessky, 1934 in the Upper Permian of France (Lodève basin) (Orthoptera, Ensifera, Oedischiidae). Geobios 35:293-302 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122884: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 06.01.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Orthoptera -
Permophyllum rotundatum n. gen. n. sp.2
Permophyllum rotundatum n. gen. n. sp.2 Prokop et al. 2015 grasshopper
Ld LAP 534
 Orthoptera - Oedischiidae
Iasvia reticulata Zalessky 1934 grasshopper
LdLAP 320
 Diaphanopterodea - Martynoviidae
Martynoviidae indet.1 Tillyard 1932 winged insect
LdLAP 533ab