F38, Saut des Vaches, Lodève basin (Permian of France)

Where: France (43.6° N, 3.3° E: paleocoordinates 3.4° N, 20.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Position within Salagou Formation not known. Upper part of Salagou Formation (Merifrons Member, source of other insect fossils) 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 lithified 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: J. Prokop, J. Szwedo, J. Lapeyrie, R. Garrouste, and A. Nel. 2015. New Middle Permian insects from Salagou Formation of the Lodève Basin in southern France (Insecta: Pterygota). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 51:14-51 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 174410: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.11.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dicondylia - Huangiopteridae
Huangiopterum lodevense n. gen. n. sp.
Huangiopterum lodevense n. gen. n. sp. Prokop et al. 2015 winged insect
Ld LAP 430