Cuvinot pit, 360 m, Valenciennes (Carboniferous of France)

Where: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France (50.4° N, 2.8° E: paleocoordinates 2.1° S, 11.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian B (314.6 - 314.6 Ma)

• Roof of vein "5" (80 m in "stampe normale") at roof of Poissonniere. Base of Assise d'Anzin.

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified shale

• Variscan foreland basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by C. Greber in 1947

• Repository: Musee Houiller de l'Universite de Lille

Primary reference: D. Laurentiaux. 1949. Description de trois nouveaux paleodictyoptères du terrain houiller du nord de la France. Annales de la Société Géologique du Nord 69:206-223 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 152802: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.12.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Palaeodictyoptera - Lithomanteidae
"Macroptera greberi n. gen. n. sp." = Lusiella greberi
"Macroptera greberi n. gen. n. sp." = Lusiella greberi Laurentiaux 1949 winged insect
MGL B73