Salignac amber (Cretaceous of France)

Where: Alpes-de-Haute- Provence, France (44.2° N, 6.0° E: paleocoordinates 33.1° N, 7.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber and blue marl

• The amber was discovered in a marine deposit of blue marls.

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Collected by Mr. Luc Ebbo

Primary reference: V. Perrichot, A. Nel, and D. Néraudeau. 2004. Two new wedge-shaped beetles in Albo-Cenomanian ambers of France (Coleoptera: Ripiphoridae: Ripiphorinae). European Journal of Entomology 101:577-581 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123441: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 23.01.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Microphysidae
Ebboa areolata n. gen.2
Ebboa areolata n. gen.2 Perrichot et al. 2006 true bug
MNHN Sis 1.1
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Nula sis n. gen. n. sp.3
Nula sis n. gen. n. sp.3 Vršanský 2008 winged insect
MNHN SIS-17.2
 Coleoptera -
Macrosiagon ebboi n. sp. Perrichot et al. 2004 beetle
MNHN Sis 2.1
Myriapoda
 Polyxenida - Synxenidae
Phryssonotus sp.1 Scudder 1885 millipede
MNHN SA 5.1