Pedreira da Mineração, Amaral Machado (Permian of Brazil)

Where: São Paulo, Brazil (24.7° S, 50.5° W: paleocoordinates 43.4° S, 26.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Irati Formation (Passa Dois Group), Kungurian (279.3 - 272.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified, yellow siltstone

• Parana basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Departamento de Paleontologia e Estratigrafia do Instituto de Geociência da Universidade de São Paulo

Primary reference: A. Huguet, A. Nel, X. Martinez-Delclos, G. Bechly, and R. Martins-Neto. 2002. Preliminary phylogenetic analysis of the Protanisoptera (Insecta: Odonatoptera). Geobios 35:537-560 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137840: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 22.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dicondylia - Permaeschnidae
Gondvanoptilon brasiliense n. gen. n. sp. Rösler et al. 1981 winged insect