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

• 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 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 174413: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.11.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Paoliida - Paoliidae
Paoliidae indet. Handlirsch 1906 winged insect
Ld LAP 582