Montceau-les-Mines, Saone et Loire (Carboniferous to of France)

Also known as Blanzy, SaƓne-et-Loire

Where: Bourgogne, France (46.7° N, 4.4° E: paleocoordinates 2.0° S, 16.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Stephanian B to Stephanian B (301.5 - 300.4 Ma)

• Locatity situated in the Montceau Basin

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• No further information available on stratigraphy aside from that presented in Carroll et al. (1998, Handbuch der Palaoherpetologie 1)

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MNHN

Primary reference: A. Thevenin. 1906. Amphibiens et reptiles du terrain Houiller de France. Annales de Paleontologie 1:145-163 [R. Butler/E. Dunne]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176090: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Emma Dunne on 27.01.2016, edited by Bryan Gee and Sophie Fasey

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Nectridea - Scincosauridae
Sauravus costei n. gen. n. sp., Scincosaurus spinosus n. sp.1
Sauravus costei n. gen. n. sp. Thevenin 1906 tetrapod
MNHN 1049 (Holotype; skeleton preserved in dorsal aspect lacking skull, distal forelimb elements and tail except from the most caudal vertebrae)
Scincosaurus spinosus n. sp.1 Civet 1982 tetrapod
MNHN (no number given, holotype, imperfect skull and skeleton in counterpart)
 Nectridea - Urocordylidae
"Sauropleura longidentata n. sp." = Montcellia longidentata2
"Sauropleura longidentata n. sp." = Montcellia longidentata2 Moodie 1909 tetrapod
No number or institution given for holotype. Recomb. to Montcellia longidentata
 Temnospondyli - Micromelerpetidae
Nyranerpeton montceauense6 Werneburg 2019 tetrapod
10 larval specimens (MNHN) ranging in skull size from 4.2 to 13.5 mm
 Temnospondyli - Branchiosauridae
Branchiosaurus sp.5 Fritsch 1876 tetrapod
Branchiosaurid specimens described by Heyler (1980, 1985, 1994) and Civet (1982) from the Stephanian C of Montceau-les-Mines
 Actinopterygii - Haplolepidae
Blanzyhaplolepis beckaryae n. gen. n. sp.3 Poplin 1997 ray-finned fish
 Aeduelliformes - Aeduellidae
Platysella descusi n. sp.4 Heyler and Poplin 1983
D.222 (holotype - in Museum of the Fossils of Montceau-les-Mines)
Aeduella cf. blainvillei4 Agassiz 1833
Montceaubatrachus platyrynchus
Montceaubatrachus platyrynchus6 Werneburg 2019
35 larval specimens (MNHN) ranging in skull length from 4 to 12 mm