F20, Dio, Lodève basin (Permian of France)

Where: Languedoc, France (43.7° N, 3.2° E: paleocoordinates 3.4° N, 20.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Near 800 marker bed. 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.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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, J. Lapeyrie and G. Gand. 2003. The Permostridulidae fam. n. (Panorthoptera), a new enigmatic insect family from the Upper Permian of France. European Journal of Entomology 100:581-585 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122920: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 07.01.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Prosbolidae
Prosbole dio n. sp.
Prosbole dio n. sp. Prokop et al. 2015 true bug
Ld LAP 76
 Dicondylia - Permostridulidae
Permostridulus brongniarti n. gen. n. sp. Béthoux et al. 2003 winged insect
Ld LAP 499ab